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Planning for Package Deliveries in Risky Environments Over Multiple Epochs

@article{Wilson2021PlanningFP,
  title={Planning for Package Deliveries in Risky Environments Over Multiple Epochs},
  author={Blake Wilson and Jeffrey Hudack and Shreyas Sundaram},
  journal={ArXiv},
  year={2021},
  volume={abs/2110.09917}
}
We study a risk-aware robot planning problem where a dispatcher must construct a package delivery plan that maximizes the expected reward for a robot delivering packages across multiple epochs. Each package has an associated reward for delivery and a risk of failure. If the robot fails while delivering a package, no future packages can be delivered and the cost of replacing the robot is incurred. The package delivery plan takes place over the course of either a finite or an infinite number of… 

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