Category: AI Navigation

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 are the main challenges and the future prospects of neuromorphic computing?

Roy, K., Jaiswal, A. & Panda, P. Towards spike-based machine intelligence with neuromorphic computing. Nature 575, 607–617 (2019) doi:10.1038/s41586-019-1677-2

Abstract
“Guided by brain-like ‘spiking’ computational frameworks, neuromorphic computing—brain-inspired computing for machine intelligence—promises to realize artificial intelligence while reducing the

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How to enable robots to navigate the moon?

A latest IEEE Spectrum Report titled ‘Robots Will Navigate the Moon With Maps They Make Themselves‘ by Prachi Patel has been published. 

Astrobotic’s autonomous navigation will help lunar landers, rovers, and drones find their way on the moon. …

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How to implement 6DoF state estimation on 3D manifold based on neural dynamics?

State estimation in high dimensional space is a big challenge problem. Commonly, we use Lie group to implement 6DoF state estimation in 3D space. However, how does the brain implement path integration in 3D space based on neural dynamics?

Low …

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The internal maps of insects

Webb, Barbara. “The internal maps of insects.” Journal of Experimental Biology 222, no. Suppl 1 (2019): jeb188094.

ABSTRACT

Insect navigation is strikingly geometric. Many species use path integration to maintain an accurate estimate of their distance and direction

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Attractor Dynamics and Embodiment of Neural Computing (Neuromorphic SLAM)

Yulia Sandamirskaya. Attractor Dynamics and Embodiment of Neural Computing. Presented at  Neuro Inspired Computational Elements Workshop (NICE 2019). 

Dr. Sandamirskaya talked about attractor dynamics and neuromorphic SLAM. The talks introduced head direction cells models based on neuromorphic hardware. How …

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Neuro-Autonomy: Neuroscience-Inspired Perception, Navigation, and Spatial Awareness for Autonomous Robots

MURI Project Title: “Neuro-Autonomy: Neuroscience-Inspired Perception, Navigation, and Spatial Awareness for Autonomous Robots”

Project Website: http://sites.bu.edu/neuroautonomy/

The following content is extracted from the http://www.bu.edu

A Boston University-led research team was selected to receive a $7.5 million Multidisciplinary University Research …

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