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From Motor Control to Team Play in Simulated Humanoid Football


May 25, 2021
Siqi Liu, Guy Lever, Zhe Wang, Josh Merel, S. M. Ali Eslami, Daniel Hennes, Wojciech M. Czarnecki, Yuval Tassa, Shayegan Omidshafiei, Abbas Abdolmaleki, Noah Y. Siegel, Leonard Hasenclever, Luke Marris, Saran Tunyasuvunakool, H. Francis Song, Markus Wulfmeier, Paul Muller, Tuomas Haarnoja, Brendan D. Tracey, Karl Tuyls, Thore Graepel, Nicolas Heess


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Local Search for Policy Iteration in Continuous Control


Oct 12, 2020
Jost Tobias Springenberg, Nicolas Heess, Daniel Mankowitz, Josh Merel, Arunkumar Byravan, Abbas Abdolmaleki, Jackie Kay, Jonas Degrave, Julian Schrittwieser, Yuval Tassa, Jonas Buchli, Dan Belov, Martin Riedmiller


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Learning to swim in potential flow


Sep 30, 2020
Yusheng Jiao, Feng Ling, Sina Heydari, Nicolas Heess, Josh Merel, Eva Kanso


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RL Unplugged: Benchmarks for Offline Reinforcement Learning


Jul 02, 2020
Caglar Gulcehre, Ziyu Wang, Alexander Novikov, Tom Le Paine, Sergio Gomez Colmenarejo, Konrad Zolna, Rishabh Agarwal, Josh Merel, Daniel Mankowitz, Cosmin Paduraru, Gabriel Dulac-Arnold, Jerry Li, Mohammad Norouzi, Matt Hoffman, Ofir Nachum, George Tucker, Nicolas Heess, Nando de Freitas

* 21 pages including supplementary material, the github link for the datasets: https://github.com/deepmind/deepmind-research/rl_unplugged 

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Critic Regularized Regression


Jun 26, 2020
Ziyu Wang, Alexander Novikov, Konrad Żołna, Jost Tobias Springenberg, Scott Reed, Bobak Shahriari, Noah Siegel, Josh Merel, Caglar Gulcehre, Nicolas Heess, Nando de Freitas

* 23 pages 

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dm_control: Software and Tasks for Continuous Control


Jun 22, 2020
Yuval Tassa, Saran Tunyasuvunakool, Alistair Muldal, Yotam Doron, Siqi Liu, Steven Bohez, Josh Merel, Tom Erez, Timothy Lillicrap, Nicolas Heess

* arXiv admin note: text overlap with arXiv:1801.00690 

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Divide-and-Conquer Monte Carlo Tree Search For Goal-Directed Planning


Apr 23, 2020
Giambattista Parascandolo, Lars Buesing, Josh Merel, Leonard Hasenclever, John Aslanides, Jessica B. Hamrick, Nicolas Heess, Alexander Neitz, Theophane Weber


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Reusable neural skill embeddings for vision-guided whole body movement and object manipulation


Nov 15, 2019
Josh Merel, Saran Tunyasuvunakool, Arun Ahuja, Yuval Tassa, Leonard Hasenclever, Vu Pham, Tom Erez, Greg Wayne, Nicolas Heess


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Emergent Coordination Through Competition


Feb 21, 2019
Siqi Liu, Guy Lever, Josh Merel, Saran Tunyasuvunakool, Nicolas Heess, Thore Graepel


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Neural probabilistic motor primitives for humanoid control


Jan 15, 2019
Josh Merel, Leonard Hasenclever, Alexandre Galashov, Arun Ahuja, Vu Pham, Greg Wayne, Yee Whye Teh, Nicolas Heess

* Accepted as a conference paper at ICLR 2019 

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Hierarchical visuomotor control of humanoids


Jan 15, 2019
Josh Merel, Arun Ahuja, Vu Pham, Saran Tunyasuvunakool, Siqi Liu, Dhruva Tirumala, Nicolas Heess, Greg Wayne

* Accepted as a conference paper at ICLR 2019 

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Graph networks as learnable physics engines for inference and control


Jun 04, 2018
Alvaro Sanchez-Gonzalez, Nicolas Heess, Jost Tobias Springenberg, Josh Merel, Martin Riedmiller, Raia Hadsell, Peter Battaglia

* ICML 2018 

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Reinforcement and Imitation Learning for Diverse Visuomotor Skills


May 27, 2018
Yuke Zhu, Ziyu Wang, Josh Merel, Andrei Rusu, Tom Erez, Serkan Cabi, Saran Tunyasuvunakool, János Kramár, Raia Hadsell, Nando de Freitas, Nicolas Heess

* 13 pages, 6 figures, Published in RSS 2018 

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DeepMind Control Suite


Jan 02, 2018
Yuval Tassa, Yotam Doron, Alistair Muldal, Tom Erez, Yazhe Li, Diego de Las Casas, David Budden, Abbas Abdolmaleki, Josh Merel, Andrew Lefrancq, Timothy Lillicrap, Martin Riedmiller

* 24 pages, 7 figures, 2 tables 

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Robust Imitation of Diverse Behaviors


Jul 14, 2017
Ziyu Wang, Josh Merel, Scott Reed, Greg Wayne, Nando de Freitas, Nicolas Heess


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Emergence of Locomotion Behaviours in Rich Environments


Jul 10, 2017
Nicolas Heess, Dhruva TB, Srinivasan Sriram, Jay Lemmon, Josh Merel, Greg Wayne, Yuval Tassa, Tom Erez, Ziyu Wang, S. M. Ali Eslami, Martin Riedmiller, David Silver


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Learning human behaviors from motion capture by adversarial imitation


Jul 10, 2017
Josh Merel, Yuval Tassa, Dhruva TB, Sriram Srinivasan, Jay Lemmon, Ziyu Wang, Greg Wayne, Nicolas Heess


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Neuroprosthetic decoder training as imitation learning


Mar 14, 2016
Josh Merel, David Carlson, Liam Paninski, John P. Cunningham


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