Category: 3D Navigation

Neural-inspired Sparse Sensing and Control for Agile Flight

MURI Project: Neural-inspired Sparse Sensing and Control for Agile Flight

“Researchers from the University of Washington, Carnegie Mellon University, and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have been awarded a 2019 multidisciplinary university research initiative (MURI) award from the Air Force

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How the 3D Head Orienting Movements are encoded in Primary Visual Cortex?

Grigori Guitchounts, Javier Alejandro Masis, Steffen B.E. Wolff, David Cox. Encoding of 3D Head Orienting Movements in Primary Visual Cortex. bioRxiv 2020.01.16.909473; doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/2020.01.16.909473

Abstract
Animals actively sample from the sensory world by generating complex patterns of movement

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How to use bioinspired sonar reflectors as guiding beacons for autonomous navigation

Ralph Simon, Stefan Rupitsch, Markus Baumann, Huan Wu, Herbert Peremans, Jan Steckel. Bioinspired sonar reflectors as guiding beacons for autonomous navigation. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences Jan 2020, 201909890; DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1909890117

Significance
“Artificial landmarks are widely used …

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How the grid cells perform path integral, path planning and error correction?

Gao, Ruiqi & Xie, Jianwen & Zhu, Song & Wu, Yingnian.  Learning Grid Cells as Vector Representation of Self-Position Coupled with Matrix Representation of Self-Motion. ICLR 2019

Abstract

This paper proposes a representational model for grid cells. In

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How the mammalian brain achieves accurate tracking of head direction at different turning-velocities?

Arseny Finkelstein, Hervé Rouault, Sandro Romani, Nachum Ulanovsky. Dynamic control of cortical head-direction signal by angular velocity. doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/730374

Abstract
The sense of direction requires accurate tracking of head direction at different turning-velocities, yet it remains unclear how

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How to represent 3D space in the entorhinal cortex of flying bats?

Authors
*G. GINOSAR1, J. ALJADEFF2, Y. BURAK3, H. SOMPOLINSKY3, L. LAS1, N. ULANOVSKY1;
1 Weizmann Inst. of Sci., Rehovot, Israel; 2 Dept. of Bioengineering, Imperial Col. London, London, United Kingdom; 3 The Edmond and Lily Safra Ctr. for Brain Sciences, …

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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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