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Lighting control system using an Actor - Critic type learning algorithm

Fac. of Life & Med. Sci., Doshisha Univ., Kyoto, Japan
DOI: 10.1109/NABIC.2010.5716381 Conference: Second World Congress on Nature & Biologically Inspired Computing, NaBIC 2010, 15-17 December 2010, Kitakyushu, Japan
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ABSTRACT A novel lighting control system using the Actor- Critic algorithm was developed, in which users can set the brightness of the system through sensory operation, such as “much brighter” or “slightly darker”. During development, this system must learn two states, i.e., the demands of the user and the brightness around the user. The Actor - Critic algorithm was applied for this purpose, and a simplified algorithm was developed. The effectiveness and usefulness of the proposed algorithm are discussed here through numerical simulations.

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