Distributed Prioritized Experience Replay

ICLR 2018 Dan HorganJohn QuanDavid BuddenGabriel Barth-MaronMatteo HesselHado van HasseltDavid Silver

We propose a distributed architecture for deep reinforcement learning at scale, that enables agents to learn effectively from orders of magnitude more data than previously possible. The algorithm decouples acting from learning: the actors interact with their own instances of the environment by selecting actions according to a shared neural network, and accumulate the resulting experience in a shared experience replay memory; the learner replays samples of experience and updates the neural network... (read more)

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TASK DATASET MODEL METRIC NAME METRIC VALUE GLOBAL RANK RESULT BENCHMARK
Atari Games Atari 2600 Alien Ape-X Score 40804.9 # 3
Atari Games Atari 2600 Amidar Ape-X Score 8659.2 # 3
Atari Games Atari 2600 Assault Ape-X Score 24559.4 # 4
Atari Games Atari 2600 Asterix Ape-X Score 313305 # 8
Atari Games Atari 2600 Asteroids Ape-X Score 155495.1 # 3
Atari Games Atari 2600 Atlantis Ape-X Score 944497.5 # 11
Atari Games Atari 2600 Bank Heist Ape-X Score 1716.4 # 2
Atari Games Atari 2600 Battle Zone Ape-X Score 98895 # 3
Atari Games Atari 2600 Beam Rider Ape-X Score 63305.2 # 3
Atari Games Atari 2600 Berzerk Ape-X Score 57196.7 # 3
Atari Games Atari 2600 Bowling Ape-X Score 17.6 # 35
Atari Games Atari 2600 Boxing Ape-X Score 100 # 1
Atari Games Atari 2600 Breakout Ape-X Score 800.9 # 5
Atari Games Atari 2600 Centipede Ape-X Score 12974 # 7
Atari Games Atari 2600 Chopper Command Ape-X Score 721851 # 4
Atari Games Atari 2600 Crazy Climber Ape-X Score 320426 # 3
Atari Games Atari 2600 Defender Ape-X Score 411943.5 # 4
Atari Games Atari 2600 Demon Attack Ape-X Score 133086.4 # 4
Atari Games Atari 2600 Double Dunk Ape-X Score 23.5 # 4
Atari Games Atari 2600 Enduro Ape-X Score 2177.4 # 10
Atari Games Atari 2600 Fishing Derby Ape-X Score 44.4 # 9
Atari Games Atari 2600 Freeway Ape-X Score 33.7 # 3
Atari Games Atari 2600 Frostbite Ape-X Score 9328.6 # 4
Atari Games Atari 2600 Gopher Ape-X Score 120500.9 # 3
Atari Games Atari 2600 Gravitar Ape-X Score 1598.5 # 9
Atari Games Atari 2600 HERO Ape-X Score 31655.9 # 8
Atari Games Atari 2600 Ice Hockey Ape-X Score 33 # 4
Atari Games Atari 2600 James Bond Ape-X Score 21322.5 # 5
Atari Games Atari 2600 Kangaroo Ape-X Score 1416 # 28
Atari Games Atari 2600 Krull Ape-X Score 11741.4 # 4
Atari Games Atari 2600 Kung-Fu Master Ape-X Score 97829.5 # 4
Atari Games Atari 2600 Montezuma's Revenge Ape-X Score 2500.0 # 10
Atari Games Atari 2600 Ms. Pacman Ape-X Score 11255.2 # 4
Atari Games Atari 2600 Name This Game Ape-X Score 25783.3 # 3
Atari Games Atari 2600 Phoenix Ape-X Score 224491.1 # 3
Atari Games Atari 2600 Pitfall! Ape-X Score -0.6 # 5
Atari Games Atari 2600 Pong Ape-X Score 20.9 # 3
Atari Games Atari 2600 Private Eye Ape-X Score 49.8 # 38
Atari Games Atari 2600 Q*Bert Ape-X Score 302391.3 # 4
Atari Games Atari 2600 River Raid Ape-X Score 63864.4 # 2
Atari Games Atari 2600 Road Runner Ape-X Score 222234.5 # 4
Atari Games Atari 2600 Robotank Ape-X Score 73.8 # 4
Atari Games Atari 2600 Seaquest Ape-X Score 392952.3 # 3
Atari Games Atari 2600 Skiing Ape-X Score -10789.9 # 9
Atari Games Atari 2600 Solaris Ape-X Score 2892.9 # 10
Atari Games Atari 2600 Space Invaders Ape-X Score 54681 # 2
Atari Games Atari 2600 Star Gunner Ape-X Score 434342.5 # 3
Atari Games Atari 2600 Surround Ape-X Score 7.1 # 7
Atari Games Atari 2600 Tennis Ape-X Score 23.9 # 1
Atari Games Atari 2600 Time Pilot Ape-X Score 87085 # 3
Atari Games Atari 2600 Tutankham Ape-X Score 272.6 # 8
Atari Games Atari 2600 Up and Down Ape-X Score 401884.3 # 3
Atari Games Atari 2600 Venture Ape-X Score 1813 # 4
Atari Games Atari 2600 Video Pinball Ape-X Score 565163.2 # 9
Atari Games Atari 2600 Wizard of Wor Ape-X Score 46204 # 4
Atari Games Atari 2600 Yars Revenge Ape-X Score 148594.8 # 3
Atari Games Atari 2600 Zaxxon Ape-X Score 42285.5 # 3
Atari Games Atari-57 Ape-X (DQN) Medium Human-Normalized Score 434.1% # 4

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