Spatial Representation for Navigation in Animats

@article{Prescott1996SpatialRF,
  title={Spatial Representation for Navigation in Animats},
  author={Tony J. Prescott},
  journal={Adaptive Behaviour},
  year={1996},
  volume={4},
  pages={85-123}
}
This article considers the problem of spatial representation for animat navigation systems. It is proposed that the global navigation task, or wayfinding, is best supported by multiple interacting sub-systems, each of which builds its own partial representation of relevant world knowledge. Evidence from the study of animal navigation is reviewed to demonstrate that similar principles underlie the wayfinding behaviour of animals including man. A simulated wayfinding system is described that… CONTINUE READING
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