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Neural control

Chaos control sets the pace

Nature Physics volume 6, pages 161162 (2010) | Download Citation

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Even simple creatures, such as cockroaches, are capable of complex responses to changes in their environment. But robots usually require complicated dedicated control circuits to perform just a single action. Chaos control theory could allow simpler control strategies to realize more complex behaviour.

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  1. Eckehard Schöll is at the Institut für Theoretische Physik, Technische Universität Berlin, Hardenbergstraße 36, 10623 Berlin, Germany.  schoell@physik.tu-berlin.de

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