Jeff Clune

TalkRL: The Reinforcement Learning Podcast

Mar 27 2023 • 1 hr 11 mins

AI Generating Algos, Learning to play Minecraft with Video PreTraining (VPT), Go-Explore for hard exploration, POET and Open Endedness, AI-GAs and ChatGPT, AGI predictions, and lots more!

Professor Jeff Clune is Associate Professor of Computer Science at University of British Columbia, a Canada CIFAR AI Chair and Faculty Member at Vector Institute, and Senior Research Advisor at DeepMind.

Featured References

Video PreTraining (VPT): Learning to Act by Watching Unlabeled Online Videos [ Blog Post ]
Bowen Baker, Ilge Akkaya, Peter Zhokhov, Joost Huizinga, Jie Tang, Adrien Ecoffet, Brandon Houghton, Raul Sampedro, Jeff Clune

Robots that can adapt like animals
Antoine Cully, Jeff Clune, Danesh Tarapore, Jean-Baptiste Mouret

Illuminating search spaces by mapping elites
Jean-Baptiste Mouret, Jeff Clune

Enhanced POET: Open-Ended Reinforcement Learning through Unbounded Invention of Learning Challenges and their Solutions
Rui Wang, Joel Lehman, Aditya Rawal, Jiale Zhi, Yulun Li, Jeff Clune, Kenneth O. Stanley

Paired Open-Ended Trailblazer (POET): Endlessly Generating Increasingly Complex and Diverse Learning Environments and Their Solutions
Rui Wang, Joel Lehman, Jeff Clune, Kenneth O. Stanley

First return, then explore
Adrien Ecoffet, Joost Huizinga, Joel Lehman, Kenneth O. Stanley, Jeff Clune