Periodicals>Journal Article:  Knight, Will (2018-11-26), Uber has cracked two classic ’80s video games by giving an AI algorithm a new type of memory, MIT Review, Retrieved on 2019-03-02
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    02 MAR 2019

     New Kind of Memory for AI

    AI researchers have typically tried to get around the issues posed by by Montezuma’s Revenge and Pitfall! by instructing reinforcement-learning algorithms to explore randomly at times, while adding rewards for exploration—what’s known as “intrinsic motivation.” But the Uber researchers believe this fails to capture an important aspect of human curiosity. “We hypothesize that a major weakness of current intrinsic motivation algorithms is detachment,” they write. “Wherein the a...
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