Tag: Navigation

How does the secondary motor cortex transform spatial information into planned action during navigation?

Jacob M.Olson, Jamie K.Li, Sarah E.Montgomery, Douglas A.Nitz. Secondary Motor Cortex Transforms Spatial Information into Planned Action during Navigation. Current Biology, Volume 30, Issue 10, 18 May 2020, Pages 1845-1854.e4

Summary
Fluid navigation requires constant updating of planned

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How can local sensory signals be transformed into a global, multimodal, abstract representation of space for navigation?

Okubo T., Patella P., D’Alessandro I., and Wilson RI. “A Neural Network for Wind-Guided Compass Navigation.” Neuron, 2020, 107, Pp. 1-17

Summary
“Spatial maps in the brain are most accurate when they are linked to external sensory cues. …

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How May the Brain Encode Time from A Spatial Navigation Perspective?

John B. Issa, Gilad Tocker, Michael E. Hasselmo, James G. Heys, Daniel A. Dombeck. Navigating Through Time: A Spatial Navigation Perspective on How the Brain May Encode Time. Annual Review of Neuroscience 2020 43:1

Abstract
Interval timing, which

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How an ant navigates the desert?

Rüdiger Wehner. Desert Navigator: The Journey of an Ant [M]. Harvard University Press, 2020.

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“A world-renowned researcher of animal behavior reveals the extraordinary orienteering skills of desert ants, offering a thrilling account of the sophisticated ways insects

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How different sensory streams are integrated to drive spatial navigation in the brain?

Currier, Timothy A., and Katherine I. Nagel. “Multisensory control of navigation in the fruit fly.” Current Opinion in Neurobiology 64 (2020): 10-16.

Spatial navigation is influenced by cues from nearly every sensory modality and thus provides an …

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What could be the computational benefits of such a mapping between intrinsic dynamical structure and external sensory inputs for navigation in the brain?

Christian Leibold. A Model for Navigation in Unknown Environments Based on a Reservoir of Hippocampal Sequences
bioRxiv 2019.12.18.880583; doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/2019.12.18.880583

Abstract
“Hippocampal place cell populations are activated in sequences on multiple time scales during active behavior, resting and sleep …

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How the Spiking Neural Network allows for navigation through an environment via landmark association without needing GPS?

Alexander Jones, Andrew Rush, Cory Merkel, Eric Herrmann, Ajey P. Jacob, Clare Thiem, Rashmi Jha. A neuromorphic SLAM architecture using gated-memristive synapses. Neurocomputing, 2019, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neucom.2019.09.098.

Abstract
Navigation in GPS-denied environments is a critical challenge for autonomous mobile platforms

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