Ranking Items in Large-Scale Item Search Engines with Reinforcement LearningDownload PDF

Dec 14, 2020 (edited Dec 26, 2020)CUHK 2021 Course IERG5350 Blind SubmissionReaders: Everyone
  • Keywords: ranking, search engine, reinforcement learning
  • Abstract: Ranking items in large-scale item search engines such as Amazon and Taobao is a typical multi-step decision-making problem. Due to the interactive nature between the human user and the search engine, reinforcement learning is a natural solution to this problem. In this project, we use Virtual-Taobao as the environment and some effective methods to solve this problem. Experimental results show that TD3 performs best on this problem.
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