Recent Advances in Reinforcement Learning by Leslie Pack Kaelbling

By Leslie Pack Kaelbling

Recent Advances in Reinforcement Learning addresses present examine in a thrilling sector that's gaining loads of attractiveness within the synthetic Intelligence and Neural community groups.
Reinforcement studying has develop into a prime paradigm of desktop studying. It applies to difficulties during which an agent (such as a robotic, a strategy controller, or an information-retrieval engine) has to profit the best way to behave given purely information regarding the luck of its present activities. This publication is a suite of vital papers that handle issues together with the theoretical foundations of dynamic programming techniques, the function of previous wisdom, and strategies for making improvements to functionality of reinforcement-learning innovations. those papers construct on prior paintings and may shape a tremendous source for college kids and researchers within the region.
Recent Advances in Reinforcement Learning is an edited quantity of peer-reviewed unique study comprising twelve invited contributions by means of major researchers. This examine paintings has additionally been released as a distinct factor of Machine Learning (Volume 22, Numbers 1, 2 and 3).

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TD()') and NTD()') remain stable (assuming that the step-size parameter is small enough) no matter what sequence of states is visited. This is not true for LS TD and RLS TD. =-=conditioned or singlllar for some time t, then the estimate 8t can very far from 8*. LS TD will recover from this transient event, and is assured of converging eventually to 8*. 4 will not recover if C t- 1 is singular. It mayor may not recover from an ill-conditioned C t- 1 , depending on the machine arithmetic. However, there are well-known techniques for protecting RLS algorithms from transient instability (Goodwin & Sin, 1984).

5. A Least-Squares Approach to TD Learning The algorithms described above require relatively little computation per time step, but they use information rather inefficiently compared to algorithms based on the least squares approach. Although least-squares algorithms require more computation per time step, they typically require many fewer time steps to achieve a given accuracy than do the algorithm£ de£cribed above. Thi£ £ection de£cribes a derivation of a TD learning rule based on least-squares techniques.

SImIlarly WIth the artIfiCIal 10telhgence context, costto-go functions are used to assess the consequences of any given action at any particular state. Dynamic programming provides a variety of methods for computing cost-to-go functions. N. TSITSIKLlS AND B. , controlling a linear system subject to a quadratic cost) or to problems with a manageably small state space. ) the state space is huge. For example, every possible configllfation of a queueing system is a different state, and the number of states increases exponentially with the number of queues involved.

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