Evolutionary Cellular Automata Based Neural Systems for Visual Servoing

  • Dong-Wook Lee
  • Chang-Hyun Park
  • Kwee-Bo Sim
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3972)


This paper presents an evolutionary cellular automata based neural systems (Evolutionary CANS) for visual servoing of RV-M2 robot manipulator. The architecture of CANS consist of a two-dimensional (2-D) array of basic neurons. Each neuron of CANS has local connections only with contiguous neuron and acts as a form of pulse according to the dynamics of the chaotic neuron model. CANS are generated from initial cells according to the cellular automata (CA) rule. Therefore neural architecture is determined by both initial pattern of cells and production rule of CA. Production rules of CA are evolved based on a DNA coding. DNA coding has the redundancy and overlapping of gene and is apt for representation of the rule. In this paper we show the general expression of CA rule and propose translating method from DNA code to CA rule. In addition, we present visual servoing application using evolutionary CANS.


Cellular Automaton Cellular Automaton Production Rule Visual Servoing Cellular Automaton Model 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Dong-Wook Lee
    • 1
  • Chang-Hyun Park
    • 2
  • Kwee-Bo Sim
    • 2
  1. 1.Korea Institute of Industrial TechnologyAnsanKorea
  2. 2.Chung-Ang UniversitySeoulKorea

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