Neural Models, Rana and Robots

  • Christoph von der Malsburg


The technological analog of the model “Rana computatrix” — the construction of flexible robots — constitutes a renewed source of interest in neuroscience. This chapter gives a short overview of goals, problems, and perspectives involved in modeling a relatively simple behavior with respect to the various levels of data structure.


Neural Model Behavioral State Complex Scene Neural Architecture Visuomotor Coordination 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Christoph von der Malsburg
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  1. 1.Max-Planck-Institut für Biophysikalische ChemieGöttingenFR Germany

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