Quantum Probability in Operant Conditioning - Behavioral Uncertainty in Reinforcement Learning

Eduardo Alonso, Esther Mondragon

Abstract

An implicit assumption in the study of operant conditioning and reinforcement learning is that behavior is stochastic, in that it depends on the probability that an outcome follows a response and on how the presence or absence of the output affects the frequency of the response. In this paper we argue that classical probability is not the right tool to represent uncertainty operant conditioning and propose an interpretation of behavioral states in terms of quantum probability instead.

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Alonso E. and Mondragon E. (2014). Quantum Probability in Operant Conditioning - Behavioral Uncertainty in Reinforcement Learning . In Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence - Volume 1: ICAART, ISBN 978-989-758-015-4, pages 548-551. DOI: 10.5220/0004903205480551


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@conference{icaart14,
author={Eduardo Alonso and Esther Mondragon},
title={Quantum Probability in Operant Conditioning - Behavioral Uncertainty in Reinforcement Learning},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence - Volume 1: ICAART,},
year={2014},
pages={548-551},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0004903205480551},
isbn={978-989-758-015-4},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence - Volume 1: ICAART,
TI - Quantum Probability in Operant Conditioning - Behavioral Uncertainty in Reinforcement Learning
SN - 978-989-758-015-4
AU - Alonso E.
AU - Mondragon E.
PY - 2014
SP - 548
EP - 551
DO - 10.5220/0004903205480551