Cognitive Technologies

Neural Preprocessing and Control of Reactive Walking Machines

Towards Versatile Artificial Perception-Action Systems

Authors: Manoonpong, Poramate

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  • Emphasizes the close relationship between biological studies, computational neuroscience and engineering
  • Promotes controls to enable smooth switching between behaviors
  • Useful to researchers, engineers and students in robotics, artificial intelligence and electrical engineering
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This book presents biologically inspired walking machines interacting with their physical environment. It describes how the designs of the morphology and the behavior control of walking machines can benefit from biological studies. The purpose of this book is to develop a modular structure of neural control generating different reactive behaviors of the physical walking machines, to analyze the neural mechanisms underlying the reactive behaviors, and to demonstrate the sensor fusion technique leading to smooth switching between appropriate behaviors, like obstacle avoidance and sound tropism.

The author offers an example of artificial perception-action systems and emphasizes the close relationship between biological studies, computational neuroscience and engineering. The book will be of interest to researchers, engineers and students in the fields of robotics, biologically inspired mechatronics, electronics engineering, control, and artificial intelligence.

Table of contents (7 chapters)

Table of contents (7 chapters)
  • Introduction

    Pages 1-12

  • Biologically Inspired Perception-Action Systems

    Pages 13-29

  • Neural Concepts and Modeling

    Pages 31-45

  • Physical Sensors and Walking Machine Platforms

    Pages 47-65

  • Artificial Perception-Action Systems

    Pages 67-111

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eBook 67,40 €
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Hardcover 83,19 €
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Softcover 83,19 €
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Neural Preprocessing and Control of Reactive Walking Machines
Book Subtitle
Towards Versatile Artificial Perception-Action Systems
Authors
Series Title
Cognitive Technologies
Copyright
2007
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-540-68803-7
DOI
10.1007/978-3-540-68803-7
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-540-68802-0
Softcover ISBN
978-3-642-08835-3
Series ISSN
1611-2482
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVI, 187
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