Reinforcement Learning Meets with Wheels: AWS DeepRacer

How to implement and practice Reinforcement Learning by using AWS DeepRacer

Pınar Ersoy
Jun 5, 2020 · 7 min read
Depiction of the reinforcement learning model works in DeepRacer by using the PPO algorithm

Technical Requirements

AWS DeepRacer under the hood

How to Configure Your Vehicle

Garage console that enables to mod your vehicle
Choosing a Neural Network model

How to Create Your First Autonomous Drive Model with AWS DeepRacer

Required Steps Page for Model Creation for DeepRacer
Training Details of the Model Creation Page
Environment Simulation Selection
Time trial race type
Object avoidance race type
Head-to-head racing
The default version of the reward function of “time trial”
Training and hyperparameter selection
Stop conditions of the training job
Model selection from the “Your Models” page
Model training details page
Model submission to available races

Types of Races

AWS Virtual Circuit

AWS Virtual Circuit information page in AWS DeepRacer console

AWS Summit Circuit

AWS Summit Online information page in AWS DeepRacer console

Community Races

AWS Community Race information page in AWS DeepRacer console


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