Grid-like units help deep learning agent to navigate

  • Ken Cheng


An artificial-intelligence model based on deep learning developed units in a hidden layer that resembled mammalian grid cells in the hippocampus when the agent was taught to integrate paths. The full model performed sophisticated navigational tasks—in some cases even better than a human.


Navigation Spatial learning Modeling Artificial intelligence 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Biological SciencesMacquarie UniversitySydneyAustralia

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