how does the policy gradient theorem reduce the variance?
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Sat, 10 Jun 2017 08:37:39 +0000Ido Hadanny3026643
I think I understand the derivation of the policy gradient theorem presented in the scribe rl_class1, section 2.3. However, I do not understand why does it reduce the variance? Is it because the new expression for the gradient has less terms?
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