Tag: Grid Cells

How does the brain navigate 2D semantic spaces?

Simone Viganò, Valerio Rubino, Antonio Di Soccio, Marco Buiatti, Manuela Piazza. Multiple spatial codes for navigating 2-D semantic spaces. bioRxiv 2020.07.16.205955; doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/2020.07.16.205955

Summary
When mammals navigate in the physical environment, specific neurons such as grid-cells, head-direction cells,

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How to learn an efficient place cell map from grid cells using non-negative sparse coding?

Yanbo Lian, Anthony N. Burkitt. Learning an efficient place cell map from grid cells using non-negative sparse coding. bioRxiv 2020.08.12.248534; doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/2020.08.12.248534

Abstract
“Experimental studies of grid cells in the Medial Entorhinal Cortex (MEC) have shown that they are …

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How are grid cells modulated by local head direction?

Gerlei, K., Passlack, J., Hawes, I. et al. Grid cells are modulated by local head directionNat Commun 11, 4228 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-020-17500-1

Abstract
Grid and head direction codes represent cognitive spaces for navigation and memory. Pure grid …

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How do place cells and grid cells represent position across multiple environments with joint attractor dynamics?

Agmon, Haggai, and Yoram Burak. “A theory of joint attractor dynamics in the hippocampus and the entorhinal cortex accounts for artificial remapping and grid cell field-to-field variability.” eLife 9 (2020): e56894.

Abstract
The representation of position in

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How can navigation in cluttered environments be supported by utilizing a combination of grid cell-driven vector navigation, place cell-driven topological navigation, and border cell-driven local obstacle avoidance?

Edvardsen, V, Bicanski, A, Burgess, N. Navigating with grid and place cells in cluttered environments. Hippocampus. 2020; 30: 220– 232. https://doi.org/10.1002/hipo.23147

Abstract
“Hippocampal formation contains several classes of neurons thought to be involved in navigational processes, in particular place …

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How do grid cells encode local head direction?

Klara Gerlei, Jessica Passlack, Ian Hawes, Brianna Vandrey, Holly Stevens, Ioannis Papastathopoulos, Matthew F. Nolan. Grid cells encode local head direction. bioRxiv 681312; doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/681312

Abstract
Grid and head direction codes represent cognitive spaces for navigation and memory

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How does the brain process the scale from a computational perspective?

Nicolai Waniek. Transition Scale-Spaces: A Computational Theory for the Discretized Entorhinal Cortex. Neural Computation 2020 32:2, 330-394

Abstract

“Although hippocampal grid cells are thought to be crucial for spatial navigation, their computational purpose remains disputed. Recently, they were proposed …

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