Reinforcement Learning and Planning for Large-Scale Systems

The project has resulted in the publications listed below. Use the "»" button to reveal an abstract of each publication, and "«" to hide the abstract again (requires Javascript).

Books

  • L. Busoniu, L. Tamas (editors), Handling Uncertainty and Networked Structure in Robot Control, Springer, Series Studies in Systems, Decision and Control. February 2016, ISBN 978-3-319-26327-4. »

Journal papers

  • L. Busoniu, A. Daniels, R. Babuska, Online Learning for Optimistic Planning. Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence, vol. 55, pages 60–72, 2016. »
  • L. Busoniu, R. Postoyan, J. Daafouz, Near-optimal Strategies for Nonlinear and Uncertain Networked Control Systems. IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, vol. 61, no. 8, pages 2124–2139, 2016. In press. »
  • K. Mathe, L. Busoniu, Vision and Control for UAVs: A Survey of General Methods and of Inexpensive Platforms for Infrastructure Inspection. Sensors, vol. 15, no. 7, pages 14887–14916, 2015. »
  • L. Busoniu, C. Morarescu, Topology-Preserving Flocking of Nonlinear Agents Using Optimistic Planning. Control Theory and Technology, vol. 13, no. 1, pages 70–81, 2015. »
  • L. Busoniu, C. Morarescu, Consensus for Black-Box Nonlinear Agents Using Optimistic Optimization. Automatica, vol. 50, no. 4, 2014. »

Contributions to books

  • M. Bragagnolo, C. Morarescu, L. Busoniu, P. Riedinger, Decentralized Formation Control in Fleets of Nonholonomic Robots with a Clustered Pattern. In Handling Uncertainty and Structure in Robot Control, L. Busoniu, L. Tamas, Editors, pages 313–333. Springer, 2016. »

Conference papers

  • E. Pall, L. Tamas, L. Busoniu, Analysis and a Home Assistance Application of Online AEMS2 Planning. Accepted at IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS-16), Daejeon, Korea, 9–14 October 2016. »
  • L. Busoniu, E. Pall, R. Munos, Discounted Near-Optimal Control of General Continuous-Action Nonlinear Systems Using Optimistic Planning. In Proceedings IEEE American Control Conference (ACC-16), Boston, USA, 6–8 July 2016. »
  • K. Mathe, L. Busoniu, L. Barabas, L. Miclea, J. Braband, C. Iuga, Vision-Based Control of a Quadrotor for an Object Inspection Scenario. In Proceedings 2016 International Conference on Unmanned Aircraft Systems (ICUAS-16), pages 849–857, Arlington, USA, 7–10 June 2016. »
  • J. Xu, L. Busoniu, T. van den Boom, B. De Schutter, Receding-Horizon Control for Max-Plus Linear Systems with Discrete Actions Using Optimistic Planning. In Proceedings 13th International Workshop on Discrete Event Systems (WODES-16), pages 398–403, Xi'an, China, 30 May – 1 June 2016. »
  • C. Militaru, A.-D. Mezei, L. Tamas, Object Handling in Cluttered Indoor Environment with a Mobile Manipulator. In Proceedings 2016 IEEE International Conference on Automation, Quality and Testing, Robotics (AQTR-16), Cluj-Napoca, Romania, 19–21 May 2016.
  • L. Busoniu, M.-C. Bragagnolo, J. Daafouz, C. Morarescu, Planning Methods for the Optimal Control and Performance Certification of General Nonlinear Switched Systems. In Proceedings 54th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC-15), Osaka, Japan, 15–18 December 2015. »
  • T. Wensveen, L. Busoniu, R. Babuska, Real-Time Optimistic Planning with Action Sequences. In Proceedings 20th International Conference on Control Systems and Computer Science (CSCS-15), pages 923–930, Bucharest, Romania, 27–29 May 2015. »
  • R. Postoyan, L. Busoniu, D. Nesic, J. Daafouz, Stability of Infinite-Horizon Optimal Control with Discounted Cost. In Proceedings 53rd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC-14), pages 3903–3908, Los Angeles, USA, 15–17 December 2014. »
  • K. Mathe, L. Busoniu, R. Munos, B. De Schutter, Optimistic Planning with a Limited Number of Action Switches for Near-Optimal Nonlinear Control. In Proceedings 53rd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC-14), pages 3518–3523, Los Angeles, USA, 15–17 December 2014. »
  • L. Busoniu, R. Munos, Elod Pall, An Analysis of Optimistic, Best-First Search for Minimax Sequential Decision Making. In Proceedings IEEE Symposium on Adaptive Dynamic Programming and Reinforcement Learning (ADPRL-14), pages 1–8, Orlando, USA, 10–13 December 2014. »
  • L. Busoniu, L. Tamas, Optimistic Planning for the Near-Optimal Control of General Nonlinear Systems with Continuous Transition Distributions. In Proceedings 19th IFAC World Congress (IFAC-14), Cape Town, South Africa, 24–29 August 2014. »
  • K. Mathe, L. Busoniu, L. Miclea, Optimistic Planning with Long Sequences of Identical Actions for Near-Optimal Nonlinear Control. In Proceedings 2014 IEEE International Conference on Automation, Quality and Testing, Robotics (AQTR-14), Cluj-Napoca, Romania, 22–24 May 2014. »
  • E. Pall, K. Mathe, L. Tamas, L. Busoniu, Railway Track Following with the AR.Drone Using Vanishing Point Detection. In Proceedings 2014 IEEE International Conference on Automation, Quality and Testing, Robotics (AQTR-14), Cluj-Napoca, Romania, 22–24 May 2014. »
  • L. Busoniu, C. Morarescu, Consensus for Agents with General Dynamics Using Optimistic Optimization. In Proceedings 2013 Conference on Decision and Control (CDC-13), Florence, Italy, 10–13 December 2013. »

Workshop papers

  • L. Busoniu, A. Daniels, R. Munos, R. Babuska, Optimistic Planning for Continuous-Action Deterministic Systems. Presented at the 8emes Journees Francophones sur la Planification, la Decision et l'Apprentissage pour la conduite de systemes (JFPDA-13), Lille, France, 1–2 July 2013. »

Master theses

  • C. Iuga, Vision based quadrotor navigation around objects . Technical University of Cluj-Napoca, Romania, 2015. »
  • E. Pall, Vision-Based Quadcopter Navigation for Following Indoor Corridors and Outdoor Railways. Automation Department, Technical University of Cluj-Napoca, Romania, 2014. »
  • A. Bulezyuk, Radio Remote Controlled Aircraft Vehicle development with implementation of an Android device intended for Data Measurements and Object Tracking. Technical University of Cluj-Napoca and Erasmus University College Brussels, Belgium, 2013.
  • K. Mathe, Optimistic Planning with Constant Controls over Multiple Time Steps. Automation Department, Technical University of Cluj-Napoca, Romania, 2013. »

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