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JACIII Vol.17 No.6 pp. 926-931
doi: 10.20965/jaciii.2013.p0926
(2013)

Paper:

Designing Internal Reward of Reinforcement Learning Agents in Multi-Step Dilemma Problem

Yoshihiro Ichikawa and Keiki Takadama

The University of Electro-Communications, 1-5-1 Chofugaoka, Chofu, Tokyo 182-8585, Japan

Received:
May 21, 2013
Accepted:
September 26, 2013
Published:
November 20, 2013
Keywords:
multi-agent, reinforcement learning, conflict avoidance, multi-step dilemma problem
Abstract

This paper proposes the reinforcement learning agent that estimates internal rewards using external rewards in order to avoid conflict in multi-step dilemma problem. Intensive simulation results have revealed that the agent succeeds in avoiding local convergence and obtains a behavior policy for reaching a higher reward by updating the Q-value using the value that is subtracted the average reward from an external reward.

Cite this article as:
Y. Ichikawa and K. Takadama, “Designing Internal Reward of Reinforcement Learning Agents in Multi-Step Dilemma Problem,” J. Adv. Comput. Intell. Intell. Inform., Vol.17, No.6, pp. 926-931, 2013.
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