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Hillel J. Chiel

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Beer, Randall D., Chiel, Hillel J. and Drushel, Richard F. (1999): Using Autonomous Robotics to Teach Science and Engineering. In Communications of the ACM, 42 (6) pp. 85-92.

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Beer, Randall D., Quinn, Roger D., Chiel, Hillel J. and Ritzmann, Roy E. (1997): Biologically Inspired Approaches to Robotics. In Communications of the ACM, 40 (3) pp. 30-38.

 
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Chiel, Hillel J. and Beer, Randall D. (1997): The brain has a body: adaptive behavior emerges from interactions of nervous system, body and environment. In Trends in Neurosciences, 20 (12) pp. 553-557.

Studies of mechanisms of adaptive behavior generally focus on neurons and circuits. But adaptive behavior also depends on interactions among the nervous system, body and environment: sensory preprocessing and motor post-processing filter inputs to and outputs from the nervous system; co-evolution and co-development of nervous system and periphery create matching and complementarity between them; body structure creates constraints and opportunities for neural control; and continuous feedback between nervous system, body and environment are essential for normal behavior. This broader view of adaptive behavior has been a major underpinning of ecological psychology and has influenced behavior-based robotics. Computational neuroethology, which jointly models neural control and periphery of animals, is a promising methodology for understanding adaptive behavior.

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