2 fully funded PhD positions available!

2 fully funded PhD positions available!

The positions are part of the National Center for Nuclear Robotics and funding is available for 3.5 years. A very cool opportunity to work on…

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Paper accepted at ICML!

Paper accepted at ICML!

O. Arenz, M. Zhong, and G. Neumann, “Efficient Gradient-Free Variational Inference using Policy Search,” in Proceedings of the International Conference on Machine Learning, 2018. [BibTeX]…

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New paper accepted at JMLR!

New paper accepted at JMLR!

R. Akrour, A. Abdolmaleki, H. Abdulsamad, J. Peters, and G. Neumann, “Model-Free Trajectory-based Policy Optimization with Monotonic Improvement,” Journal of Machine Learning Research (JMLR), 2018….

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Paper accepted at Ants2018!

Paper accepted at Ants2018!

M. Hüttenrauch, A. Šošić, and G. Neumann, “Local Communication Protocols for Learning Complex Swarm Behaviors with Deep Reinforcement Learning,” in International Conference on Swarm Intelligence…

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New Survey Paper: An Algorithmic Perspective on Imitation Learning

New Survey Paper: An Algorithmic Perspective on Imitation Learning

T. Osa, J. Pajarinen, G. Neumann, A. J. Bagnell, P. Abbeel, and J. Peters, “An Algorithmic Perspective on Imitation Learning,” Foundations and Trends in Robotics,…

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3 new ICRA papers!

3 new ICRA papers!

G. H. W. Gebhardt, K. Daun, M. Schnaubelt, and G. Neumann, “Robust Learning of Object Assembly Tasks with an Invariant Representation of Robot Swarms,” in…

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New Survey Paper: Preference-based Reinforcement Learning

New Survey Paper: Preference-based Reinforcement Learning

New survey paper published at JMLR! C. Wirth, R. Akrour, G. Neumann, and J. Furnkranz, “A Survey of Preference-Based Reinforcement Learning Methods,” Journal of Machine…

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We are part of the National Center for Nuclear Robotics (NCNR)!

We are part of the National Center for Nuclear Robotics (NCNR)!

  The National Center for Nuclear Robotics (NCNR) is a multi-disciplinary EPSRC RAI (Robotics and Artificial Intelligence) Hub consisting of most leading nuclear robotics experts…

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2 Innovate UK projects are starting!

2 Innovate UK projects are starting!

In Robo-Pic we are starting to pick mushrooms while in Automato, we are harvesting vine tomatoes… It almost makes already a nice topping of a…

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2 new IROS papers accepted!

2 new IROS papers accepted!

J. Pajarinen, V. Kyrki, M. Koval, S. Srinivasa, J. Peters, and G. Neumann, “Hybrid control trajectory optimization under uncertainty,” in IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent…

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