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Researcher on Reinforcement Learning

Applications for this vacancy closed on 16 January 2017 at 12:00PM
<div xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml"> <p></p><p>A full-time postdoctoral position is available for a researcher in the area of reinforcement learning. This is a European Research Council-funded project, working with Professor Shimon Whiteson. The goal of the project is to develop a new class of reinforcement learning and sample-based decision-theoretic planning methods that overcome fundamental obstacles to the efficient optimisation of control policies for autonomous agents. Creating agents that are effective in diverse settings is a key goal of artificial intelligence with large potential implications in robotics, e-commerce, information retrieval, traffic control, etc.</p><br><p>The postholder will be expected to collaborate in the preparation of research papers, development and analysis of new algorithms, present papers at conferences, act as a source of information and advice to other members of the group on scientific procedures and experimental techniques, which may include stochastic optimisation, Bayesian optimisation, Bayesian quadrature, and deep learning.</p><br><p>The postholder will require a doctoral degree (or be very close to completion) in computer science or a related area, together with a documented track record of published, peer-reviewed research in machine learning and/or decision-theoretic planning (or a related area) and possess strong mathematical skills in probability and statistics together with strong programming skills. Experience of conducting large-scale experiments with complex datasets and simulators is highly desirable.</p><br><p>The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on 16 January 2017.</p> </div>
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Department of Computer Science, Wolfson Building, Parks Road, Oxford.
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2017-01-16 12:00:00+00:00
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2017-01-09 09:00:00+00:00
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A full-time postdoctoral position is available for a researcher in the area of
reinforcement learning. This is a European Research Council-funded project,
working with Professor Shimon Whiteson. The goal of the project is to develop
a new class of reinforcement learning and sample-based decision-theoretic
planning methods that overcome fundamental obstacles to the efficient
optimisation of control policies for autonomous agents. Creating agents that
are effective in diverse settings is a key goal of artificial intelligence
with large potential implications in robotics, e-commerce, information
retrieval, traffic control, etc.



The postholder will be expected to collaborate in the preparation of research
papers, ...

A full-time postdoctoral position is available for a researcher in the area of reinforcement learning. This is a European Research Council-funded project, working with Professor Shimon Whiteson. The goal of the project is to develop a new class of reinforcement learning and sample-based decision-theoretic planning methods that overcome fundamental obstacles to the efficient optimisation of control policies for autonomous agents. Creating agents that are effective in diverse settings is a key goal of artificial intelligence with large potential implications in robotics, e-commerce, information retrieval, traffic control, etc.


The postholder will be expected to collaborate in the preparation of research papers, ...

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