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TalkRL: The Reinforcement Learning Podcast

Apr 12 2023 • 45 mins

Danijar Hafner on the DreamerV3 agent and world models, the Director agent and heirarchical RL,  realtime RL on robots with DayDreamer, and his framework for unsupervised agent design!

Danijar Hafner is a PhD candidate at the University of Toronto with Jimmy Ba, a visiting student at UC Berkeley with Pieter Abbeel, and an intern at DeepMind.  He has been our guest before back on episode 11.

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Mastering Diverse Domains through World Models [ blog ] DreaverV3

Danijar Hafner, Jurgis Pasukonis, Jimmy Ba, Timothy Lillicrap

DayDreamer: World Models for Physical Robot Learning [ blog ]
Philipp Wu, Alejandro Escontrela, Danijar Hafner, Ken Goldberg, Pieter Abbeel

Deep Hierarchical Planning from Pixels [ blog ]
Danijar Hafner, Kuang-Huei Lee, Ian Fischer, Pieter Abbeel

Action and Perception as Divergence Minimization [ blog ]
Danijar Hafner, Pedro A. Ortega, Jimmy Ba, Thomas Parr, Karl Friston, Nicolas Heess

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