Tag: Navigation

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

“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.

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

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How the brain performs spatial coordinate transforms for navigation?

Rolls, ET. Spatial coordinate transforms linking the allocentric hippocampal and egocentric parietal primate brain systems for memory, action in space, and navigation. Hippocampus. 2019; 1– 22. https://doi.org/10.1002/hipo.23171

“A theory and model of spatial coordinate transforms in the dorsal …

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How is the retrosplenial cortex uniquely suited to carry out spatial memory and navigation computations?

Ellen K.W. Brennan, Shyam Kumar Sudhakar, Izabela Jedrasiak-Cape, Omar J. Ahmed. Uniquely excitable neurons enable precise and persistent information transmission through the retrosplenial cortex. doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/673954


The retrosplenial cortex (RSC) is essential for both memory and

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How your brain encodes location?

A latest report titled ‘The Surprising Relativism of the Brain’s GPS’ by ADITHYA RAJAGOPALAN at Cohen Lab, JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY, reviewed the brief research history of the Brain’s GPS published in  NAUTILUS

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