12 years 2 months ago
Sparse reward processes
We introduce a class of learning problems where the agent is presented with a series of tasks. Intuitively, if there is relation among those tasks, then the information gained duri...
Christos Dimitrakakis
209views Education» more  CORR 2011»
12 years 8 months ago
I Don't Want to Think About it Now:Decision Theory With Costly Computation
Computation plays a major role in decision making. Even if an agent is willing to ascribe a probability to all states and a utility to all outcomes, and maximize expected utility,...
Joseph Y. Halpern, Rafael Pass
13 years 1 months ago
Predicting Outcome for Collaborative Featured Article Nomination in Wikipedia
In Wikipedia, good articles are wanted. While Wikipedia relies on collaborative effort from online volunteers for quality checking, the process of selecting top quality articles i...
Meiqun Hu, Ee-Peng Lim, Ramayya Krishnan
120views Robotics» more  SOCROB 2010»
13 years 2 months ago
Selection of Actions for an Autonomous Social Robot
Autonomy is a prime issue on robotics field and it is closely related to decision making. Last researches on decision making for social robots are focused on imitating humans’ m...
Álvaro Castro-González, Maria Malfaz...
140views Optimization» more  SAB 2010»
13 years 2 months ago
A Model of Symmetry Breaking in Collective Decision-Making
Abstract. Symmetry breaking is commonly found in self-organized collective decision making. It serves an important functional role, specifically in biological and bio-inspired sys...
Heiko Hamann, Bernd Meyer, Thomas Schmickl, Karl C...
13 years 3 months ago
From memory-based decisions to decision-based movements: A model of interval discrimination followed by action selection
The interval discrimination task is a classical experimental paradigm that is employed to study working memory and decision making and typically involves four phases. First, the s...
Prashant Joshi
282views more  DSS 2007»
13 years 4 months ago
Strategic decision making and support systems: Comparing American, Japanese and Chinese management
Internationalization creates a need to know how managers in different parts of the world make decisions, and how computerbased information systems (IS) can support decision making...
Maris G. Martinsons, Robert M. Davison
77views more  ISCI 2006»
13 years 4 months ago
Interaction transform for bi-set functions over a finite set
Set functions appear as a useful tool in many areas of decision making and operations research, and several linear invertible transformations have been introduced for set function...
Fabien Lange, Michel Grabisch
133views more  IPM 2008»
13 years 4 months ago
Hierarchical summarization for delivering information to mobile devices
Access to information via handheld devices supports decision making away from one's computer. However, limitations include small screens and constrained wireless bandwidth. W...
Jahna Otterbacher, Dragomir R. Radev, Omer Kareem
88views more  EOR 2006»
13 years 4 months ago
Nonessential objectives within network approaches for MCDM
In Gal and Hanne [Eur. J. Oper. Res. 119 (1999) 373] the problem of using several methods to solve a multiple criteria decision making (MCDM) problem with linear objective functio...
Tomas Gal, Thomas Hanne