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Early stage firms benefit as VC funding rises again

IVCA director-general Sarah-Jane Larkin said measures contained in Budget 2022 should help fund-raising firms in the coming months Venture capital funding to Irish firms rose by 19% to €231m in the three months to the end of September, according to the Irish Venture Capital Association’s latest VenturePulse survey. The figures also show a renewed interest among investors in start-ups companies, ...

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Successor Feature Landmarks for Long-Horizon Goal-Conditioned Reinforcement Learning

A self-driving car must be able to explore a new city such that it can learn to traverse from any starting location to any destination, a problem known as goal-conditioned reinforcement learning (GCRL). Reinforcement Learning is used to improve navigation of autonomous vehicles. Image credit: Google A recent paper proposes a novel approach to learn an agent that can tackle ...

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