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Academic & Professional Books  Organismal to Molecular Biology  Ethology

Artificial Ethology

By: Owen Holland and David McFarland
261 pages, B/w plates, figs, tabs
Artificial Ethology
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About this book

Shows how artificial ethology, or experimentation with animal-like robots can add a new dimension to our understanding of behavioural questions.

Contents

CONTENTS LIST - PAGE 1; CHAPTER 1 HISTORY OF MODELS IN ETHOLOGY; CHAPTER 2 THE EVOLUTION OF ANIMAL-LIKE MOBILE ROBOTS; CHAPTER 3 SENSORY PROCESSES AND ORIENTATION CASE STUDY 1 - HOW ROBOTIC LOBSTERS LOCATE ODOUR SOURCES IN TURBULENT WATER - FRANK GRASSO CASE STUDY 2 - ROBOTIC EXPERIMENTS ON CRICKET PHONOTAXIS - BARBARA WEBB CASE STUDY 3 - GATHERING AND SORTING IN INSECTS AND ROBOTS - OWEN HOLLAND; CHAPTER 4 MOTOR COORDINATION CASE STUDY 4 - HOW FROGS GROOM - SIMON GISZTER CASE STUDY 5 - ROBOTIC EXPERIMENTS ON INSECT WALKING - HOLK CRUSE CASE STUDY 6 - BUILDING A ROBOTIC LOBSTER - JOSEPH AYERS; CHAPTER 5 MOTIVATION AND LEARNING CASE STUDY 7 - NEURAL NETS AND ROBOTS BASED UPON CLASSICAL ETHOLOGY - JANET HALPERIN CASE STUDY 8 - ROBOTIC EXPERIMENTS ON RAT INSTRUMENTAL LEARNING - EMMET SPIER CASE STUDY 9 - ROBOTIC EXPERIMENTS ON COMPLEXITY AND COGNITION - BRENDAN MCGONIGLE; CHAPTER 6 WHY ROBOTS?; BIBLIOGRAPHY

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By: Owen Holland and David McFarland
261 pages, B/w plates, figs, tabs
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