Exploration and Curiosity in Robot Learning and Inference (Dagstuhl Seminar 11131)

Jeremy L. Wyatt, Peter Dayan, Ales Leonardis & Jan Peters
This report documents the program and the outcomes of Dagstuhl Seminar 11131 ``Exploration and Curiosity in Robot Learning and Inference''. This seminar was concerned with answering the question: how should a robot choose its actions and experiences so as to maximise the effectiveness of its learning?}. The seminar brought together workers from three fields: machine learning, robotics and computational neuroscience. The seminar gave an overview of active research, and identified open research problems. In particular...