Advertisement
Research Article

Reinforcement Learning Using a Continuous Time Actor-Critic Framework with Spiking Neurons

  • Nicolas Frémaux,

    Affiliation: School of Computer and Communication Sciences and School of Life Sciences, Brain Mind Institute, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, 1015 Lausanne EPFL, Switzerland

    X
  • Henning Sprekeler,

    Affiliations: School of Computer and Communication Sciences and School of Life Sciences, Brain Mind Institute, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, 1015 Lausanne EPFL, Switzerland, Theoretical Neuroscience Lab, Institute for Theoretical Biology, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Berlin, Germany

    X
  • Wulfram Gerstner mail

    wulfram.gerstner@epfl.ch

    Affiliation: School of Computer and Communication Sciences and School of Life Sciences, Brain Mind Institute, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, 1015 Lausanne EPFL, Switzerland

    X
  • Published: April 11, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pcbi.1003024

About the Authors

Nicolas Frémaux, Henning Sprekeler, Wulfram Gerstner
School of Computer and Communication Sciences and School of Life Sciences, Brain Mind Institute, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, 1015 Lausanne EPFL, Switzerland
Henning Sprekeler
Theoretical Neuroscience Lab, Institute for Theoretical Biology, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Corresponding Author

Email: wulfram.gerstner@epfl.ch

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: NF HS. Performed the experiments: NF. Analyzed the data: NF. Wrote the paper: NF WG. Contributed to the analytical derivations: NF HS WG.