Some Recent Advances in Reinforcement Learning
Martha White is an Associate Professor of Computing Science at the University of Alberta. Before joining the University of Alberta in 2017, she was an Assistant Professor of Computer Science at Indiana University. Martha is a PI of AMII---the Alberta Machine Intelligence Institute---which is one of the top machine learning centres in the world, and a director of RLAI---the Reinforcement Learning and Artificial Intelligence Lab at the University of Alberta. She holds a Canada CIFAR AI Chair and has authored more than 40 papers in top journals and conferences. Her research focus is on developing algorithms for agents continually learning on streams of data, with an emphasis on representation learning and reinforcement learning.