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Danijar Hafner

About

Danijar Hafner is a PhD student at the University of Toronto advised by Jimmy Ba and Geoffrey Hinton. He is also a student researcher at Google Brain and the Vector Institute. His research focuses on artificial intelligence, specifically reinforcement learning with world models and intrinsic objectives for agents that learn without rewards. Danijar obtained his MRes at the University College London and the Gatsby Unit under the supervision of Tim Lillicrap and Karl Friston. Danijar co-authored the book “TensorFlow for Machine Intelligence” and advises Stanford’s course “TensorFlow for Deep Learning Research”. He completed his bachelor’s thesis on deep reinforcement learning for the video game Doom at the Hasso Plattner Institute, Germany.

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