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RatSLAM: Using Models of Rodent Hippocampus for Robot Navigation

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Published on Aug 2, 2012

This video provides an introduction and overview of the robot mapping and navigation system RatSLAM. RatSLAM is based on computational models of the rodent hippocampus, the part of the rat brain thought to be heavily involved in navigation.

The primary creators of the RatSLAM system are myself and Gordon Wyeth, both currently at the Queensland University of Technology in Brisbane, Australia.

A new open source implementation, OpenRatSLAM, is available here:

http://code.google.com/p/ratslam/

along with a detailed tutorial journal article in Autonomous Robots:

D. Ball, S. Heath, J. Wiles, G. Wyeth, P. Corke and M. Milford, "OpenRatSLAM: an open source brain-based SLAM system", Autonomous Robots, 34 (3), pp. 149-176, 2013 - http://link.springer.com/article/10.1...

There are a number of RatSLAM related papers and a book that have been published over the years, some of the major ones are listed below in reverse chronological order:

M. J. Milford, G. Wyeth, "Persistent Navigation and Mapping using a Biologically Inspired SLAM System", International Journal of Robotics Research, 29 (9), pp. 1131-1153, 2010 - http://ijr.sagepub.com/content/29/9/1131

M. J. Milford, G. Wyeth, "Mapping a Suburb with a Single Camera using a Biologically Inspired SLAM System", IEEE Transactions on Robotics, 24 (5), pp. 1038-1053, 2008 - http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpls/abs_a...

M. Milford, Robot Navigation From Nature, Springer Tracts in Advanced Robotics, Volume 41, Springer-Verlag, 2008 - http://www.springer.com/engineering/r...

M. J. Milford, G. Wyeth, D. Prasser, "RatSLAM: A Hippocampal Model for Simultaneous Localization and Mapping," in International Conference on Robotics and Automation, New Orleans, United States, 2004 - http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpls/abs_a...

My research webpage is here:

https://wiki.qut.edu.au/display/cyphy...

Gordon's webpage is here:

http://staff.qut.edu.au/staff/wyethg/

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