This work investigates the effects of Curriculum Learning (CL)-based approaches on the agent's performance. In particular, we focus on the safety aspect of robotic mapless navigation, comparing over a standard end-to-end (E2E) training strategy. To this end, we present a CL approach that leverages Transfer of Learning (ToL) and fine-tuning in a Unity-based simulation with the Robotnik Kairos as a robotic agent. For a fair comparison, our evaluation considers an equal computational demand for every learning approach (i.e., the same number of interactions and difficulty of the environments) and confirms that our CL-based method that uses ToL outperforms the E2E methodology. In particular, we improve the average success rate and the safety of the trained policy, resulting in 10% fewer collisions in unseen testing scenarios. To further confirm these results, we employ a formal verification tool to quantify the number of correct behaviors of Reinforcement Learning policies over desired specifications.
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