Tag: Brain-like Navigation

3D Spatial Representation: Coding of 3D space by 3D Grid Cells, 3D Border Cells, 3D Head Direction Cells

Latest reports about 3D Spatial Representation by Gily Ginosar at Weizmann Institute of Science and Misun Kim at UCL in the Grid Cell Meeting on May 21-22, 2018. (http://www.cognitive-map.com/img/GCMposters.pdf )

Gily Ginosar, Weizmann Institute of Science

Grid cells recorded

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Why Rat-Brained Robots Are So Good at Navigating Unfamiliar Terrain

Running algorithms that mimic a rat’s navigation neurons, heavy machines will soon plumb Australia’s underground mines

The article is from IEEE Spectrum

Opening illustration

Photo: Dan Saelinger

If you take a common brown rat and drop it into a lab maze or …

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A Robot Finds Its Way Using Artificial “GPS” Brain Cells

Source: MIT Technology Review    by Will Knight  October 19, 2015


One robot has been given a simulated version of the brain cells that let animals build a mental map of their surroundings.

Mimicking the functioning of the brain …

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