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Neuroscience in Motion: The Application of Schema Theory to Mobile Robotics

  • Ronald C. Arkin

Abstract

Theories for path planning behavior in animals can be of great value in providing significant insights into the design of functioning mobile robot systems. A mobile robot path execution system has been developed that strongly correlates with a model for detour behavior in the frog. The robot’s motor schema based navigation system draws on potential field methodology to produce “intelligent” behavior based on environmental perception. Both simulation and actual experimental results are presented.

Keywords

Mobile Robot Path Planning Motor Schema House Model Mobile Robot Navigation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ronald C. Arkin
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  1. 1.Department of Information and Computer ScienceGeorgia Institute of TechnologyAtlantaUSA

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