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A neural circuit for navigation inspired by C. elegans Chemotaxis

@article{Santurkar2014ANC,
  title={A neural circuit for navigation inspired by C. elegans Chemotaxis},
  author={Shibani Santurkar and Bipin Rajendran},
  journal={ArXiv},
  year={2014},
  volume={abs/1410.7881}
}
We develop an artificial neural circuit for contour tracking and navigation inspired by the chemotaxis of the nematode Caenorhabditis elegans. In order to harness the computational advantages spiking neural networks promise over their non-spiking counterparts, we develop a network comprising 7-spiking neurons with non-plastic synapses which we show is extremely robust in tracking a range of concentrations. Our worm uses information regarding local temporal gradients in sodium chloride… Expand
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