Daily Archives: 14.09.2021

Video2Skill: Adapting Events in Demonstration Videos to Skills in an Environment using Cyclic MDP Homomorphisms

Offline reinforcement learning has been successfully used to teach agents to perform tasks simply from a corpus of expert demonstration data. However, in this case, agents are trained to perform the same task as in the demonstration dataset. Also, the state and action spaces of the agent and the demonstrations must coincide. Therefore, this technique is hard to apply in ...

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Russia launches classified military satellite

 A classified Russian military satellite, possibly designed with a new miniature reconnaissance camera, launched Sept. 9 on a single-core version of the Soyuz rocket. The Soyuz 2-1v rocket lifted off from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome in far northern Russia at 2:59 p.m. EDT (1859 GMT), according to a statement from the Russian Ministry of Defense. Liftoff from Plesetsk occurred at 10:59 ...

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A New Way to Search for Exomoons

We’d love to find another planet like Earth. Not exactly like Earth; that’s kind of ridiculous and probably a little more science fiction than science. But what if we could find one similar enough to Earth to make us wonder? How could we find it? We progress from one planet-finding mission to the next, compiling a list of planets that ...

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