Artificial systems as models in biological cybernetics

Titus R. Neumann, Susanne Huber, Heinrich Bulthoff

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Abstract

From the perspective of biological cybernetics, "real world" robots have no fundamental advantage over computer simulations when used as models for biological behavior. They can even weaken biological relevance. From an engineering point of view, however, robots can benefit from solutions found in biological systems. We emphasize the importance of this distinction and give examples for artificial systems based on insect biology.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1071-1072
Number of pages2
JournalBehavioral and Brain Sciences
Volume24
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2001 Dec 1
Externally publishedYes

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  • Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics
  • Neuroscience(all)
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  • Neuropsychology and Physiological Psychology

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Artificial systems as models in biological cybernetics. / Neumann, Titus R.; Huber, Susanne; Bulthoff, Heinrich.

In: Behavioral and Brain Sciences, Vol. 24, No. 6, 01.12.2001, p. 1071-1072.

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Neumann, Titus R. ; Huber, Susanne ; Bulthoff, Heinrich. / Artificial systems as models in biological cybernetics. In: Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 2001 ; Vol. 24, No. 6. pp. 1071-1072.
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