Facebook Open Sources ReBeL, a New Reinforcement Learning Agent that Excels at Poker and Other Imperfect-Information Games

The new model tries to recreate the reinforcement learning and search methods used by AlphaZero in imperfect information scenarios.

Jesus Rodriguez

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Source: https://smilegate.ai/en/2020/12/07/facebook-rebel/

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Poker has been considered by many the core inspiration for the formalization of game theory. John von Neuman was reportedly an avid poker fan and use many analogies of the card game while creating the foundation of game-theory. With the advent of artificial intelligence(AI) there have been many attempts to master different forms of poker, most of them with very limited results. Last year, researchers from Facebook and Carnegie Mellon…

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