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[My First Journal Publication]

Added on 06/09/2012
Tags: swarm :: robotics :: neural networks :: A-Life


After working on it for quite a long time, my paper titled Ultrastable Neuroendocrine Robot Controller was finally accepted for publication in Adaptive Behaviour. It is now available on OnlineFirst.

I put together one of my Masters courseworks and my Masters dissertation and have done some extra work over the last year or so. The paper describes a neural network controller modulated by hormones where behaviour of both neurons and hormone-producing glands is ultrastable, meaning that the parts self-reconfigure in order to achieve low activation. I show that this type of mechanism allows for both behaviour self-organisation and adaptation to perturbations during tasks like obstacle avoidance, action selection and targeted navigation.

Based on the journal terms and conditions, I will be able to put the paper on my web site next year. For now, I will post updates on Twitter regarding when it should be published.



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