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PILCO: A Model-Based and Data-Efficient Approach to Policy Search

  title={PILCO: A Model-Based and Data-Efficient Approach to Policy Search},
  author={Marc Peter Deisenroth and Carl Edward Rasmussen},
  booktitle={International Conference on Machine Learning},
In this paper, we introduce PILCO, a practical, data-efficient model-based policy search method. [] Key Method Policy evaluation is performed in closed form using state-of-the-art approximate inference. Furthermore, policy gradients are computed analytically for policy improvement. We report unprecedented learning efficiency on challenging and high-dimensional control tasks.

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