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Discovering Hierarchy in Reinforcement Learning with HEXQ
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An open problem in reinforcement learning is discovering hierarchical structure. Expand
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Omnidirectional Locomotion for Quadruped Robots
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Competing at the RoboCup 2000 Sony legged robot league, the UNSW team won both the challenge competition and all soccer matches, emerging the outright winners for this league against eleven international teams. Expand
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Discovering hierarchy in reinforcement learning
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This thesis addresses the open problem of automatically discovering hierarchical structure in reinforcement learning. Expand
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Robot Localisation Using Natural Landmarks
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This paper introduces an optimised method for extracting natural landmarks to improve localisation during RoboCup soccer matches. Expand
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Hierarchical Approaches
  • B. Hengst
  • Computer Science
  • Reinforcement Learning
  • 2012
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We use a four-room task as a running example to illustrate the various concepts and approaches, including algorithms that can automatically learn the hierarchical structure from interactions with the domain. Expand
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Structural Abstraction Experiments in Reinforcement Learning
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This paper presents classes of abstraction useful for scaling up RL and points towards promising future work in two directions – the manual use of structural abstractions, and their automatic discovery. Expand
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Model Approximation for HEXQ Hierarchical Reinforcement Learning
  • B. Hengst
  • Computer Science
  • ECML
  • 20 September 2004
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We extend HEXQ with heuristics that automatically approximate the structure of the task hierarchy for hierarchical reinforcement learning. Expand
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Robocup Standard Platform League
This report describes the development and implementation of the locomotion for the Nao H25 V4 robot as used by team rUNSWift from the University of New South Wales, Australia, for the 2014 RoboCupExpand
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Fast Monocular Visual Compass for a Computationally Limited Robot
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This paper introduces an extremely computationally inexpensive method for estimating monocular, feature-based, heading-only visual odometry using a monocular camera and 1-dimensional (1D) SURF features. Expand
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RoboCup-2000 The Fourth Robotic Soccer World Championships
sisting of about 500 people, participated in RoboCup-2000, and about 5000 spectators watched the events. RoboCup-2000 showed dramatic improvement over past years in each of the existing roboticExpand
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