Stream: Artificial Intelligence
Marc G. Bellemare received his Ph.D. from the University of Alberta, where he studied the concept of domain-independent agents and built the highly-successful Arcade Learning Environment, the platform for AI research on Atari 2600 games. He is known for his work on approximate exploration and the distributional method in reinforcement learning. His research interests also include online learning, information theory, continual learning, and generative modelling. He is currently a research scientist at Google Brain in Montreal.