A Deep-Q Network (DQN) is a reinforcement learning technique that attempts to model the actions that perform best in each state in real-time.
The recently released 2021 Gartner MQ for Data Science and Machine Learning contains a wealth of information and here are my takes on key market trends from that report for data scientists. This evaluation features SAS Viya with its SAS Data Science offerings.
By making requests through API calls you can expand the functionality of the bots you make with SAS Conversation Designer; allowing your bots to query external sources for up-to-date information, score a model, and many other possibilities. This is very beneficial as SAS Conversation Designer is included in many offerings of the modernized SAS Viya platform, meaning you can easily create bots that are integrated with the other services of the SAS Viya platform or third-party services.
Note from Udo Sglavo: In our peace of mind blog series, we documented areas of analytics that are either evolving or not necessarily in the standard toolset of data scientists. We looked at causal modeling, network analytics, and econometrics, to name a few. With this blog post, we would like
Note from Udo Sglavo on mathematical optimization: When data scientists look at the essence of analytics and wonder about their daily endeavor, it often comes down to supporting better decisions. Peter F. Drucker, the founder of modern management, stated: "Whenever you see a successful business, someone once made a courageous decision."