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How to improve the reward signal when the rewards are sparse?

In cases where the reward is delayed, this can negatively impact a models ability to do proper credit assignment. In the case of a sparse reward, are there ways in which this can be negated? In a ...
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How to deal with the time delay in reinforcement learning?

I have a question regarding the time delay in reinforcement learning (RL). In the RL, one has state, reward and action. It is usually assumed that (as far as I understand it) when the action is ...
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Can reinforcement learning be used for tasks where only one final reward is received?

Is reinforcement learning problem adaptable to the setting when there is only one - final - reward. I am aware of problems with sparse and delayed rewards, but what about only one reward and a quite ...
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Reinforcement Learning with asynchronous feedback

I want suggestions on literature on Reinforcement Learning algorithms that perform well with asynchronous feedback from the environment. What I mean by asynchronous feedback is, when an agent performs ...