SACCADES GENERATION - From the Visual Input to the Superior Colliculus

Wahiba Taouali, Nicolas Rougier, Frédéric Alexandre

Abstract

The superior colliculus is an important structure in the visuomotor pathway of mammals, that is known to be deeply involved in visual saccadic behavior. We present a model of this structure based on biological data, the specificity of which is related to the homogeneity of the underlying substratum of computation. This makes it more suitable to process massive visual flows on a distributed architecture, as it could be requested in a realistic task in autonomous robotics. The model presented here is embedded in the exogenous part of the visual pathway, from the retina to the superior colliculus.

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Taouali W., Rougier N. and Alexandre F. (2010). SACCADES GENERATION - From the Visual Input to the Superior Colliculus . In Proceedings of the International Conference on Fuzzy Computation and 2nd International Conference on Neural Computation - Volume 1: ICNC, (IJCCI 2010) ISBN 978-989-8425-32-4, pages 176-181. DOI: 10.5220/0003065501760181


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@conference{icnc10,
author={Wahiba Taouali and Nicolas Rougier and Frédéric Alexandre},
title={SACCADES GENERATION - From the Visual Input to the Superior Colliculus},
booktitle={Proceedings of the International Conference on Fuzzy Computation and 2nd International Conference on Neural Computation - Volume 1: ICNC, (IJCCI 2010)},
year={2010},
pages={176-181},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0003065501760181},
isbn={978-989-8425-32-4},
}


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TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the International Conference on Fuzzy Computation and 2nd International Conference on Neural Computation - Volume 1: ICNC, (IJCCI 2010)
TI - SACCADES GENERATION - From the Visual Input to the Superior Colliculus
SN - 978-989-8425-32-4
AU - Taouali W.
AU - Rougier N.
AU - Alexandre F.
PY - 2010
SP - 176
EP - 181
DO - 10.5220/0003065501760181