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Proposal of Exploitation-Oriented Learning PS-r#

  • Kazuteru Miyazaki
  • Shigenobu Kobayashi
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5326)

Abstract

Exploitation-oriented Learning (XoL) is a novel approach to goal-directed learning from interaction. Though reinforcement learning is much more focus on the learning and can gurantee the optimality in Markov Decision Processes (MDPs) environments, XoL aims to learn a rational policy, whose expected reward per an action is larger than zero, very quickly. We know PS-r* that is one of the XoL methods. It can learn an useful rational policy that is not inferior to a random walk in Partially Observed Markov Decision Processes (POMDPs) environments where the number of types of a reward is one. However, PS-r* requires O(MN 2) memories where N and M are the numbers of types of a sensory input and an action.In this paper, we propose PS-r# that can learn an useful rational policy in the POMDPs environments by O(MN) memories. We confirm the effectiveness of PS-r# in numerical examples.

Keywords

Reinforcement Learning Sensory Input Rational Policy Markov Decision Process Partially Observe Markov Decision Process 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kazuteru Miyazaki
    • 1
  • Shigenobu Kobayashi
    • 2
  1. 1.National Institution for Academic Degrees and University EvaluationKodaira-city, TokyoJapan
  2. 2.Tokyo Institute of TechnologyYokohamaJapan

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