Category: Brain-Inspired Navigation

How hippocampal ensembles combine multimodal sensory cues?

Dustin Fetterhoff, Andrey Sobolev, Christian Leibold. Graded remapping of hippocampal ensembles under sensory conflicts. Cell Reports, Volume 36, Issue 11, 2021.

Summary
Hippocampal place cells are thought to constitute a cognitive map of space derived from multimodal sensory

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Whether humans represent a curved surface by building a dimension-reduced flattened 2D map or a full 3D map?

Misun Kim, Christian F. Doeller. Adaptive cognitive maps for curved surfaces in the 3D world.  

Abstract
“Terrains in a 3D world can be undulating. Yet, most prior research has exclusively investigated spatial representations on a …

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How does the brain encode angular and linear velocity?

Davide Spalla, Alessandro Treves, Charlotte N. Boccara. Angular and Linear Speed Cells in the Parahippocampal Circuits. bioRxiv 2021.01.28.428631; doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/2021.01.28.428631

Abstract
An essential role of the hippocampal region is to integrate information to compute and update representations. …

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How can spatial navigation research in neuroscience and AI advance both fields significantly?

Bermudez-Contreras E, Clark BJ and Wilber A (2020) The Neuroscience of Spatial Navigation and the Relationship to Artificial IntelligenceFront. Comput. Neurosci. 14:63. doi: 10.3389/fncom.2020.00063

Abstract

“Recent advances in artificial intelligence (AI) and neuroscience are impressive. In AI, this …

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What is the latest progress in brain-inspired navigation technology integrating perception and action decision?

YANG Chuang, LIU Jianye, XIONG Zhi, LAI Jizhou, XIONG Jun. Brain-inspired navigation technology integrating perception and action decision: A review and outlook[J]. ACTA AERONAUTICAET ASTRONAUTICA SINICA, 2020, 41(1): 23280-023280.

Abstract

“With the sustained development of brain and neuroscience as …

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What could be the computational benefits of such a mapping between intrinsic dynamical structure and external sensory inputs for navigation in the brain?

Christian Leibold. A Model for Navigation in Unknown Environments Based on a Reservoir of Hippocampal Sequences
bioRxiv 2019.12.18.880583; doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/2019.12.18.880583

Abstract
“Hippocampal place cell populations are activated in sequences on multiple time scales during active behavior, resting and sleep …

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How the Spiking Neural Network allows for navigation through an environment via landmark association without needing GPS?

Alexander Jones, Andrew Rush, Cory Merkel, Eric Herrmann, Ajey P. Jacob, Clare Thiem, Rashmi Jha. A neuromorphic SLAM architecture using gated-memristive synapses. Neurocomputing, 2019, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neucom.2019.09.098.

Abstract
Navigation in GPS-denied environments is a critical challenge for autonomous mobile platforms

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