In­verse Re­in­force­ment Learning

TagLast edit: 19 Apr 2023 23:45 UTC by Phib

From ChatGPT(4):

Inverse Reinforcement Learning (IRL) is a technique in the field of machine learning where an AI system learns the preferences or objectives of an agent, typically a human, by observing their behavior. Unlike traditional Reinforcement Learning (RL), where an agent learns to optimize its actions based on given reward functions, IRL works by inferring the underlying reward function from the demonstrated behavior.

In other words, IRL aims to understand the motivations and goals of an agent by examining their actions in various situations. Once the AI system has learned the inferred reward function, it can then use this information to make decisions that align with the preferences or objectives of the observed agent.

IRL is particularly relevant in the context of AI alignment, as it provides a potential approach to align AI systems with human values. By learning from human demonstrations, AI systems can be designed to better understand and respect the preferences, intentions, and values of the humans they interact with or serve.

(Cunningham law this if you please, it was empty when I came across it and I thought something better than nothing.)

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Model Mis-speci­fi­ca­tion and In­verse Re­in­force­ment Learning

9 Nov 2018 15:33 UTC
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Learn­ing bi­ases and re­wards simultaneously

Rohin Shah6 Jul 2019 1:45 UTC
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Our take on CHAI’s re­search agenda in un­der 1500 words

Alex Flint17 Jun 2020 12:24 UTC
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[Question] Can co­her­ent ex­trap­o­lated vo­li­tion be es­ti­mated with In­verse Re­in­force­ment Learn­ing?

Jade Bishop15 Apr 2019 3:23 UTC
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Co­op­er­a­tive In­verse Re­in­force­ment Learn­ing vs. Ir­ra­tional Hu­man Preferences

orthonormal18 Jun 2016 0:55 UTC
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In­verse re­in­force­ment learn­ing on self, pre-on­tol­ogy-change

Stuart_Armstrong18 Nov 2015 13:23 UTC
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[Question] Is CIRL a promis­ing agenda?

Chris_Leong23 Jun 2022 17:12 UTC
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A Sur­vey of Foun­da­tional Meth­ods in In­verse Re­in­force­ment Learning

adamk1 Sep 2022 18:21 UTC
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Bi­ased re­ward-learn­ing in CIRL

Stuart_Armstrong5 Jan 2018 18:12 UTC
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CIRL Wireheading

tom4everitt8 Aug 2017 6:33 UTC
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(C)IRL is not solely a learn­ing process

Stuart_Armstrong15 Sep 2016 8:35 UTC
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Book Re­view: Hu­man Compatible

Scott Alexander31 Jan 2020 5:20 UTC
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Book re­view: Hu­man Compatible

PeterMcCluskey19 Jan 2020 3:32 UTC
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AXRP Epi­sode 2 - Learn­ing Hu­man Bi­ases with Ro­hin Shah

DanielFilan29 Dec 2020 20:43 UTC
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IRL 1/​8: In­verse Re­in­force­ment Learn­ing and the prob­lem of degeneracy

RAISE4 Mar 2019 13:11 UTC
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Prob­lems in­te­grat­ing de­ci­sion the­ory and in­verse re­in­force­ment learning

agilecaveman8 May 2018 5:11 UTC
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Alex Flint2 Apr 2021 19:51 UTC
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DanielFilan8 Jun 2021 23:20 UTC
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Del­ega­tive In­verse Re­in­force­ment Learning

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RAISE is launch­ing their MVP

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Hu­man-AI Collaboration

Rohin Shah22 Oct 2019 6:32 UTC
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Agents That Learn From Hu­man Be­hav­ior Can’t Learn Hu­man Values That Hu­mans Haven’t Learned Yet

steven046111 Jul 2018 2:59 UTC
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Hu­mans can be as­signed any val­ues what­so­ever...

Stuart_Armstrong13 Oct 2017 11:29 UTC
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Hard­code the AGI to need our ap­proval in­definitely?

MichaelStJules11 Nov 2021 7:04 UTC
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Machines vs Memes Part 3: Imi­ta­tion and Memes

ceru231 Jun 2022 13:36 UTC
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Data for IRL: What is needed to learn hu­man val­ues?

Jan Wehner3 Oct 2022 9:23 UTC
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Why do we need RLHF? Imi­ta­tion, In­verse RL, and the role of reward

Ran W3 Feb 2024 4:00 UTC
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