# Probabilistic inference as a model of planned behavior

@article{Toussaint2009ProbabilisticIA, title={Probabilistic inference as a model of planned behavior}, author={Marc Toussaint}, journal={K{\"u}nstliche Intell.}, year={2009}, volume={23}, pages={23-29} }

The problem of planning and goal-directed behavior has been addressed in computer science for many years, typically based on classical concepts like Bellman’s optimality principle, dynamic programming, or Reinforcement Learning methods – but is this the only way to address the problem? Recently there is growing interest in using probabilistic inference methods for decision making and planning. Promising about such approaches is that they naturally extend to distributed state representations and…

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