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Symbolic Opportunistic Policy Iteration for Factored-Action MDPs
Aswin Raghavan, Roni Khardon, Alan Fern and Prasad Tadepalli
Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems 26, 2013


A Bayesian Approach for Policy Learning from Trajectory Preference Queries
Aaron Wilson, Alan Fern and Prasad Tadepalli
Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems 25, 2012


Output Space Search for Structured Prediction
Janardhan R. Doppa, Alan Fern and Prasad Tadepalli
Proceedings of the 29th International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML-12), 2012


Batch Active Learning via Coordinated Matching
Javad Azimi, Alan Fern, Xiaoli Zhang-fern, Glencora Borradaile and Brent Heeringa
Proceedings of the 29th International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML-12), 2012


Autonomous Learning of Action Models for Planning
Neville Mehta, Prasad Tadepalli and Alan Fern
Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems 24, 2011


Budgeted Optimization with Concurrent Stochastic-Duration Experiments
Javad Azimi, Alan Fern and Xiaoli Z. Fern
Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems 24, 2011


Batch Bayesian Optimization via Simulation Matching
Javad Azimi, Alan Fern and Xiaoli Z. Fern
Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems 23, 2010


A Computational Decision Theory for Interactive Assistants
Alan Fern and Prasad Tadepalli
Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems 23, 2010


Learning Linear Ranking Functions for Beam Search with Application to Planning
Yuehua Xu, Alan Fern and Sung W. Yoon
Journal of Machine Learning Research, 2009


Learning Control Knowledge for Forward Search Planning
Sung W. Yoon, Alan Fern and Robert Givan
Journal of Machine Learning Research, 2008


On learning linear ranking functions for beam search
Yuehua Xu and Alan Fern
Proceedings of the 24th International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML-07), 2007


Multi-task reinforcement learning: a hierarchical Bayesian approach
Aaron Wilson, Alan Fern, Soumya Ray and Prasad Tadepalli
Proceedings of the 24th International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML-07), 2007


Learning for efficient retrieval of structured data with noisy queries
Charles Parker, Alan Fern and Prasad Tadepalli
Proceedings of the 24th International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML-07), 2007


Learning first-order probabilistic models with combining rules
Sriraam Natarajan, Prasad Tadepalli, Eric Altendorf, Thomas G. Dietterich, Alan Fern and Angelo C. Restificar
Proceedings of the 22nd International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML-05), 2005


Relational sequential inference with reliable observations
Alan Fern and Robert Givan
Proceedings of the 21st International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML-04), 2004


Approximate Policy Iteration with a Policy Language Bias
Alan Fern, Sungwook Yoon and Robert Givan
Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems 16, 2003