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Opt Workshop, Neurips 2023

B. Hu, T. Zhang

Paper Poster

Optimistic Thompson Sampling for Episodic Reinforcement Learning

UAI 2023

B. Hu, T. Zhang, N. Hegde, M. Schmidt

Paper Code Poster (Upperbound) Poster (UAI)


Optimistic Thompson Sampling: Strategic Exploration in Bandits and Reinforcement Learning

Master's Thesis

Supervisory Committee: Mark Schmidt, Mathias Lecuyer

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