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Experiment Design with Known, Targeted Probability of Receiving Treatment

Is there a name in the literature for the following experimental design? Suppose we have $i=1,...,n$ individuals in our sample. Denote their baseline covariates, binary treatment assignment indicator, ...
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How do measure how different two policies are?

I have two agents that both follow a baseline behavioral policy pi(a|s). If I then modify the state-action distribution for the two agents (resulting in two new policies), is there a standard measure ...
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ε-Greedy with Q learning / SARSA can have stochastic policy?

Hello I'm now studying Q learning and SARSA with ε-Greedy , Softmax startegies. And have a question about my readings. In my readings, when SARSA with ε-Greedy, SARSA causes value-function ...
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Why the Monte Carlo Control algorithm is written this way?

I am having trouble to understand this algorithm, since this is not how I would have written it. To me, we should first start to fix a policy. Then, we evaluate the Q values associated with this ...
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Are the two $\epsilon$-greedy policies different?

I found 2 diffefent versions of $\epsilon$Greedy policy for monte carlo and q learning: For monte carlo: $\pi (a|s)=\epsilon /m +1-\epsilon$ to choose the best action and $\pi =\epsilon /m$ for other ...
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