Efficient computation of optimal actions.

  title={Efficient computation of optimal actions.},
  author={Emanuel Todorov},
  journal={Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America},
  volume={106 28},
Optimal choice of actions is a fundamental problem relevant to fields as diverse as neuroscience, psychology, economics, computer science, and control engineering. Despite this broad relevance the abstract setting is similar: we have an agent choosing actions over time, an uncertain dynamical system whose state is affected by those actions, and a performance criterion that the agent seeks to optimize. Solving problems of this kind remains hard, in part, because of overly generic formulations… CONTINUE READING
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