Danijar Hafner

Danijar Hafner takes us on an odyssey through deep learning & neuroscience, PlaNet, Dreamer, world models, latent dynamics, curious agents, and more!

Danijar Hafner is a PhD student at the University of Toronto, and a student researcher at Google Research, Brain Team and the Vector Institute.  He holds a Masters of Research from University College London.

Featured References
  • A deep learning framework for neuroscience
    Blake A. Richards, Timothy P. Lillicrap , Philippe Beaudoin, Yoshua Bengio, Rafal Bogacz, Amelia Christensen, Claudia Clopath, Rui Ponte Costa, Archy de Berker, Surya Ganguli, Colleen J. Gillon , Danijar Hafner, Adam Kepecs, Nikolaus Kriegeskorte, Peter Latham , Grace W. Lindsay, Kenneth D. Miller , Richard Naud , Christopher C. Pack, Panayiota Poirazi , Pieter Roelfsema , João Sacramento, Andrew Saxe, Benjamin Scellier, Anna C. Schapiro , Walter Senn, Greg Wayne, Daniel Yamins, Friedemann Zenke, Joel Zylberberg, Denis Therien, Konrad P. Kording
  • Learning Latent Dynamics for Planning from Pixels
    Danijar Hafner, Timothy Lillicrap, Ian Fischer, Ruben Villegas, David Ha, Honglak Lee, James Davidson
  • Dream to Control: Learning Behaviors by Latent Imagination
    Danijar Hafner, Timothy Lillicrap, Jimmy Ba, Mohammad Norouzi
  • Planning to Explore via Self-Supervised World Models
    Ramanan Sekar, Oleh Rybkin, Kostas Daniilidis, Pieter Abbeel, Danijar Hafner, Deepak Pathak

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Errata
  • [Robin] Around 1:37 I say "some ... world models get confused by random noise". I meant "some curiosity formulations", not "world models"


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