A Recurrent Neural Network for Robotic Sensory-based Search
Based on the utilitarian navigation concept, the paper introduces a recurrent neural network for the search of sensory sources by a mobile robot. First, a utility function for sensory-based search is defined and a dynamic optimization process is obtained. Next, a bio-inspired neural model of sensory-motor coordination is proposed. The paper analyzes the proposed motor neural circuit in more detail, using a dynamic model of the respective motor neurons. Experimental results confirm the viability of the recurrent neural model for implementing sensory-based search by a mobile robot.
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