STatistical AI Reading Group previous readings: February-May, 2010
- March 19 (Stairmaster: Lawson)
Marc Toussaint, Laurent Charlin, and Pascal Poupart.
Hierarchical POMDP Controller Optimization by Likelihood Maximization.
We will focus on the paper above, but a more detailed description of the EM derivations can be found in:
Marc Toussaint, Stefan Harmeling, and Amos Storkey.
Probabilistic Inference for Solving (PO)MDPs.
Research Report EDI-INF-RR-0934, University of Edinburgh, School of Informatics (2006).
- April 2 (Stairmaster: Huan)
Stephen R. Lindemann and Steven M. LaValle.
Current Issues in Sampling-Based Motion Planning.
International Symposium of Robotics Research. (2003).
David Hsu, Jean-Claude Latombe, and Hanna Kurniawati.
On Probabilistic Foundations of RoadMap Planning.
International Journal of Robotics Research. Volume 25(7) (July, 2006).
- May 21 (Stairmaster: Sarah Beth)
Alan Carlin and Shlomo Zilberstein.
Myopic and Non-Myopic Communication Under Partial Observability.
IAT. Volume 2, p. 331-38 (2009).
We will focus on the paper above, but useful background information can be found in
Raphen Becker, Vector Lesser, and Shlomo Zilberstein.
Analyzing Myopic Approaches for Multi-Agent Communication.