Implementing Schema-Theoretic Models of Animal Behavior in Robotic Systems

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Title: Implementing Schema-Theoretic Models of Animal Behavior in Robotic Systems
Author: Ali, Khaled Subhi ; Arkin, Ronald C.
Abstract: Formal models of animal sensorimotor behavior can provide effective methods for generating robotic intelligence. In this paper we describe how schema-theoretic models of the praying mantis are implemented on a hexapod robot equipped with a real-time color vision system. The model upon which the implementation is based was developed by ethologists studying mantids. This implementation incorporates a wide range of behaviors, including obstacle avoidance, prey acquisition, predator avoidance, mating, and chantlitaxia behaviors.
Type: Paper
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1853/21579
Date: 1998
Contributor: Georgia Institute of Technology. College of Computing
Georgia Institute of Technology. Mobile Robot Laboratory
Publisher: Georgia Institute of Technology
Subject: Behavior-based robotics
Praying mantis behavior
Schema-based control

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