Editors' Introduction

  title={Editors' Introduction},
  author={Sanjay Jain and R{\'e}mi Munos and Frank Stephan and Thomas Zeugmann},
  booktitle={First Monday},
Retrieving information in some models is passive where the learner just views a stream of data. In other models, the learner is more active, asking questions or learning from its actions. Besides explicit formulation of hypotheses in an abstract language with respect to some indexing system, there are also more implicit methods like making predictions according to the current hypothesis on some arguments which then are evaluated with respect to their correctness, and wrong predictions (coming…