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Eye-Hand Coordination for Reaching in Dorsal Stream Area V6A: Computational Lessons

  • Eris Chinellato
  • Beata J. Grzyb
  • Nicoletta Marzocchi
  • Annalisa Bosco
  • Patrizia Fattori
  • Angel P. del Pobil
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5602)

Abstract

Data related to the coordination and modulation between visual information, gaze direction and arm reaching movements in primates are analyzed from a computational point of view. The goal of the analysis is to construct a model of the mechanisms that allow humans and other primates to build dynamical representations of their peripersonal space through active interaction with nearby objects. The application of the model to robotic systems will allow artificial agents to improve their skills in their exploration of the nearby space.

Keywords

Prefer Direction Macaque Monkey Dorsal Stream Peripersonal Space Left Center 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Eris Chinellato
    • 1
  • Beata J. Grzyb
    • 1
  • Nicoletta Marzocchi
    • 2
  • Annalisa Bosco
    • 2
  • Patrizia Fattori
    • 2
  • Angel P. del Pobil
    • 1
  1. 1.Robotic Intelligence LabUniversitat Jaume I, Castellón de la PlanaSpain
  2. 2.Dipartimento di Fisiologia Umana e GeneraleUniversità di BolognaItaly

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