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[Ultrastable Neuroendocrine Robot Controller]

Neural networks Java AI Simulation models Date: Aug 2011

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Publication:
Pitonakova, L. (2013). Ultrastable neuroendocrine robot controller. Adaptive Behaviour, 21(1), 47-63.

Attributes of ultrastability as an adaption mechanism in a hormone-modulated neural robot controller were investigated in a simulation. Action-selection based on hormone-driven utilities of memory items was used to alternate between resource gathering and recharging tasks.

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The implemented ultrastability mechanism was applied on two different time scales, to regulate fast-operating neurons and slowly-operating glands. The main limitation of the algorithm was that the adaptation was unstable when a task required an unexpectedly varied satisfaction time.


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