Tag: Cognitive Navigation

How the brain consolidates spatial memories?

Patai, E. Zita, Amir-Homayoun Javadi, Jason D. Ozubko, Andrew O’Callaghan, Shuman Ji, Jessica Robin, Cheryl Grady et al. “Hippocampal and Retrosplenial Goal Distance Coding After Long-term Consolidation of a Real-World Environment.” Cerebral Cortex (2019).

Abstract
Recent research indicates …

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Why do the typical boundaries in natural scenes affect spatial cognition differently from the non-boundaries in natural scenes?

James Negen, Angela Sandri, Sang Ah Lee, Marko Nardini. Boundaries in Spatial Cognition: Looking like a Boundary is More Important than Being a Boundary. June 12, 2019. doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/391037

Abstract

Large walls and other typical boundaries strongly influence neural activity

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A gravity-based three-dimensional compass in the mouse brain

Head direction cells in the mammalian limbic system are thought to function as an allocentric neuronal compass. Although traditional views hold that the compass of ground-dwelling species is planar, Angelaki et al. 2019 show that head-direction cells in the rodent

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NeuroSLAM : Neural Simultaneous Localization and Mapping Workshop 13-14 Mar 2019 Paris (France)

NeuroSLAM: Neural Simultaneous Localization and Mapping Workshop

 

Simultaneous Localization and Mapping (or SLAM) refers to the problem of constructing a map of an unknown environment as it is actively being explored. SLAM has been treated extensively in mobile robotics, providing …

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Bio-inspired wind sensation for advanced autonomous drones/UAV navigation

Bio-inspired wind sensation for advanced autonomous drones/UAV navigation. Fig source: TOPO Lab

Reliability and accuracy of navigation in flying drones are one of the key challenges that must be solved in autonomous applications. Accurate knowledge of position, attitude, and velocity

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How the brain represent 3D head direction in 3D space?

The note is an excerpt from the Shinder et al. 2019. We just describe some key conception and results in this study as a significant note. Please read the original paper if you are interested in the study on https://www.physiology.org/doi/full/10.1152/jn.00880.2017

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A Map in the Sky for Self-Flying Vehicles

A report titled ‘Flying Taxis Take Flight, Presage New Location Intelligence‘ by Frits van der Schaaf. 

Location intelligence has long been used to present real-time information on maps—for transportation companies’ tracking of shipments; utility companies’ monitoring the status

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