Tutorials

Learn, explore, and experiment using our tutorials below.

LEVEL
beginner

Get started with Vowpal Wabbit

linear regression getting started
This tutorial will run you through a familiar simple regression problem as a VW workflow. It will teach you about how to interact with VW, structure input and understand its output.
LEVEL
advanced

Contextual Bandits in VW

contextual bandits
This tutorial will run you through using VW for a Contextual Bandit problem.
LEVEL
advanced

Learning to search tutorials

learning2search
Learning to search is a method for solving complex joint prediction problems based on learning to search through a problem-defined search space.
LEVEL
advanced

Simulating a news personalization scenario using Contextual Bandits

contextual bandits
This tutorial will guide you through how to structure a simulator to model a real world scenario using contextual bandit algorithms.

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