Founded in 2015 by Elon Musk, Sam Altman, and several others, OpenAI is a non-profit company dedicated to building friendly AI that is beneficial for everyone. One of its most well-known products is the OpenAI Gym. Gym is a toolkit for developing and comparing reinforcement learning algorithms. It supports teaching agents everything, from walking to playing games like Space Invaders or Pong.
In this free-to-download guide, we walk you through some core aspects of the OpenAI Gym, including a general overview, jobs that use the OpenAI Gym, key terminology, and algorithms that you need to get started.