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JACIII Vol.28 No.2 pp. 273-283
doi: 10.20965/jaciii.2024.p0273
(2024)

Research Paper:

Effective Action Learning Method Using Information Entropy for a Single Robot Under Multi-Agent Control

Yuma Uemura, Riku Narita, and Kentarou Kurashige ORCID Icon

Muroran Institute Technology
27-1 Mizumoto-cho, Muroran, Hokkaido 050-8585, Japan

Received:
December 20, 2022
Accepted:
October 17, 2023
Published:
March 20, 2024
Keywords:
reinforcement learning, multi-agent
Abstract

Robots that learn to perform actions using reinforcement learning to should be able to learn not only static environments, but also environmental changes. Heterogeneous multi-agent reinforcement learning (HMARL) was developed to perform an efficient search, with multiple agents mounted on a single robot to achieve tasks quickly. Responding to environmental changes using normal reinforcement learning can be challenging. However, HMARL does not consider the use of multiple agents to address environmental changes. In this study, we filtered the agents in HMARL using information entropy to realize a robot capable of maintaining high task achievement rates in response to environmental changes.

Conceptual diagram of HMARL

Conceptual diagram of HMARL

Cite this article as:
Y. Uemura, R. Narita, and K. Kurashige, “Effective Action Learning Method Using Information Entropy for a Single Robot Under Multi-Agent Control,” J. Adv. Comput. Intell. Intell. Inform., Vol.28 No.2, pp. 273-283, 2024.
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