Brandon Da Silva is an Associate Portfolio Manager at OPTrust and is focused on applying machine learning to the financial markets. His primary areas of research are reinforcement learning, probabilistic modelling, and sequence prediction.
· Bayesian interpretation of Q-learning
· Applications of Baysian Q-Learning to Finance
· Broader applications of Bayesian Deep Learning
· Identifying at what point human intervention is necessary
· Avoiding building models on spurious relationships