Emulation of chemical stimulus triggered head movement in the C. elegans nematode

@article{Meruelo2018EmulationOC,
  title={Emulation of chemical stimulus triggered head movement in the C. elegans nematode},
  author={Alicia Costalago Meruelo and Pedro Machado and Kofi Appiah and Andoni Mujika and Peter Leskovsk{\'y} and Roberto {\'A}lvarez and Gorka Epelde and T. Martin McGinnity},
  journal={Neurocomputing},
  year={2018},
  volume={290},
  pages={60-73}
}
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