[ExI] Article - robot thinks it's a rodent...

Neil Halelamien neilh at caltech.edu
Sun Jul 8 23:33:34 UTC 2007

Having a localization algorithm based on place fields isn't quite the same
as "thinking like a rodent."

That said, I wonder what's so novel about this research that's been
responsible for it has been getting so much press recently... It's not like
it's the first time somebody's used place fields for robot navigation:


On 7/5/07, kevin at kevinfreels.com <kevin at kevinfreels.com> wrote:
> http://www.24x7updates.com/articles/20070705/robot_with_simulated_rat_brain_thinks_it_s_a_rodent-id-106439.html
> Thought this was interesting. The big question of course, is that if this
> robot thinks and acts like a rodent and you can't tell the behaviour apart,
> does it qualify for the sames humane treatment we are supposed to give to
> animals?
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