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Towards Governing Agent's Efficacy: Action-Conditional β-VAE for Deep Transparent Reinforcement Learning

@inproceedings{Yang2019TowardsGA,
  title={Towards Governing Agent's Efficacy: Action-Conditional $\beta$-VAE for Deep Transparent Reinforcement Learning},
  author={John Yang and Gyujeong Lee and Minsung Hyun and Simyung Chang and Nojun Kwak},
  booktitle={ACML},
  year={2019}
}
We tackle the blackbox issue of deep neural networks in the settings of reinforcement learning (RL) where neural agents learn towards maximizing reward gains in an uncontrollable way. Such learning approach is risky when the interacting environment includes an expanse of state space because it is then almost impossible to foresee all unwanted outcomes and penalize them with negative rewards beforehand. Unlike reverse analysis of learned neural features from previous works, our proposed method… 

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