The Upper Confidence Bound Algorithm Posted on by Tor Lattimore We now describe the celebrated Upper Confidence Bound UCB algorithm that overcomes all of the limitations of strategies based on exploration followed by commitment, including the need to know the horizon and sub-optimality gaps. The algorithm has many different forms, depending on the distributional assumptions on the noise. Optimism in the face of uncertainty but on overdose: The algorithm is based on the principle of optimism in the face of uncertainty, which is to choose your actions as if the environment in this case bandit is as nice as is plausibly possible.
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