
Neural Contextual Bandits with Upper Confidence BoundBased Exploration
We study the stochastic contextual bandit problem, where the reward is g...
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GenDICE: Generalized Offline Estimation of Stationary Values
An important problem that arises in reinforcement learning and Monte Car...
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Data Efficient Training for Reinforcement Learning with Adaptive Behavior Policy Sharing
Deep Reinforcement Learning (RL) is proven powerful for decision making ...
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Batch Stationary Distribution Estimation
We consider the problem of approximating the stationary distribution of ...
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Blackbox Offpolicy Estimation for InfiniteHorizon Reinforcement Learning
Offpolicy estimation for longhorizon problems is important in many rea...
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Randomized Exploration in Generalized Linear Bandits
We study two randomized algorithms for generalized linear bandits, GLMT...
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NeuroSymbolic Program Synthesis
Recent years have seen the proposal of a number of neural architectures ...
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Provably Optimal Algorithms for Generalized Linear Contextual Bandits
Contextual bandits are widely used in Internet services from news recomm...
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Stochastic Variance Reduction Methods for Policy Evaluation
Policy evaluation is a crucial step in many reinforcementlearning proce...
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Combating Reinforcement Learning's Sisyphean Curse with Intrinsic Fear
To use deep reinforcement learning in the wild, we might hope for an age...
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Recurrent Reinforcement Learning: A Hybrid Approach
Successful applications of reinforcement learning in realworld problems...
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The Online CouponCollector Problem and Its Application to Lifelong Reinforcement Learning
Transferring knowledge across a sequence of related tasks is an importan...
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Doubly Robust Policy Evaluation and Optimization
We study sequential decision making in environments where rewards are on...
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On Minimax Optimal Offline Policy Evaluation
This paper studies the offpolicy evaluation problem, where one aims to ...
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Doubly Robust Offpolicy Value Evaluation for Reinforcement Learning
We study the problem of offpolicy value evaluation in reinforcement lea...
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On the Prior Sensitivity of Thompson Sampling
The empirically successful Thompson Sampling algorithm for stochastic ba...
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An efficient algorithm for contextual bandits with knapsacks, and an extension to concave objectives
We consider a contextual version of multiarmed bandit problem with glob...
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Counterfactual Estimation and Optimization of Click Metrics for Search Engines
Optimizing an interactive system against a predefined online metric is p...
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Taming the Monster: A Fast and Simple Algorithm for Contextual Bandits
We present a new algorithm for the contextual bandit learning problem, w...
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Sample Complexity of Multitask Reinforcement Learning
Transferring knowledge across a sequence of reinforcementlearning tasks...
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Refining Recency Search Results with User Click Feedback
Traditional machinelearned ranking systems for web search are often tra...
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Unbiased Offline Evaluation of Contextualbanditbased News Article Recommendation Algorithms
Contextual bandit algorithms have become popular for online recommendati...
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A ContextualBandit Approach to Personalized News Article Recommendation
Personalized web services strive to adapt their services (advertisements...
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Learning from Logged Implicit Exploration Data
We provide a sound and consistent foundation for the use of nonrandom ex...
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Sampleefficient Nonstationary Policy Evaluation for Contextual Bandits
We present and prove properties of a new offline policy evaluator for an...
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Incremental Modelbased Learners With Formal LearningTime Guarantees
Modelbased learning algorithms have been shown to use experience effici...
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Doubly Robust Policy Evaluation and Learning
We study decision making in environments where the reward is only partia...
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Composite TaskCompletion Dialogue Policy Learning via Hierarchical Deep Reinforcement Learning
Building a dialogue agent to fulfill complex tasks, such as travel plann...
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Investigation of Language Understanding Impact for Reinforcement Learning Based Dialogue Systems
Language understanding is a key component in a spoken dialogue system. I...
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EndtoEnd TaskCompletion Neural Dialogue Systems
One of the major drawbacks of modularized taskcompletion dialogue syste...
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Scaffolding Networks: Incremental Learning and Teaching Through Questioning
We introduce a new paradigm of learning for reasoning, understanding, an...
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A User Simulator for TaskCompletion Dialogues
Despite widespread interests in reinforcementlearning for taskoriented...
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Towards EndtoEnd Reinforcement Learning of Dialogue Agents for Information Access
This paper proposes KBInfoBot  a multiturn dialogue agent which help...
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Deep Reinforcement Learning with a Combinatorial Action Space for Predicting Popular Reddit Threads
We introduce an online popularity prediction and tracking task as a benc...
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Deep Reinforcement Learning with a Natural Language Action Space
This paper introduces a novel architecture for reinforcement learning wi...
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BBQNetworks: Efficient Exploration in Deep Reinforcement Learning for TaskOriented Dialogue Systems
We present a new algorithm that significantly improves the efficiency of...
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Smoothed Dual Embedding Control
We revisit the Bellman optimality equation with Nesterov's smoothing tec...
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Boosting the Actor with Dual Critic
This paper proposes a new actorcriticstyle algorithm called Dual Actor...
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Scalable Bilinear π Learning Using State and Action Features
Approximate linear programming (ALP) represents one of the major algorit...
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Subgoal Discovery for Hierarchical Dialogue Policy Learning
Developing conversational agents to engage in complex dialogues is chall...
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Data Poisoning Attacks in Contextual Bandits
We study offline data poisoning attacks in contextual bandits, a class o...
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Neural Approaches to Conversational AI
The present paper surveys neural approaches to conversational AI that ha...
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Breaking the Curse of Horizon: InfiniteHorizon OffPolicy Estimation
We consider the offpolicy estimation problem of estimating the expected...
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Policy Certificates: Towards Accountable Reinforcement Learning
The performance of a reinforcement learning algorithm can vary drastical...
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Adversarial Attacks on Stochastic Bandits
We study adversarial attacks that manipulate the reward signals to contr...
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Neural Logic Machines
We propose the Neural Logic Machine (NLM), a neuralsymbolic architectur...
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A Kernel Loss for Solving the Bellman Equation
Value function learning plays a central role in many stateoftheart re...
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DualDICE: BehaviorAgnostic Estimation of Discounted Stationary Distribution Corrections
In many realworld reinforcement learning applications, access to the en...
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Doubly Robust Bias Reduction in Infinite Horizon OffPolicy Estimation
Infinite horizon offpolicy policy evaluation is a highly challenging ta...
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AlgaeDICE: Policy Gradient from Arbitrary Experience
In many realworld applications of reinforcement learning (RL), interact...
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