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G.M. Edelman (2007). Learning in and from brain-based devices. Science, 318(5853):1103-1105. [pdf]

J.G. Fleischer and J.L. Krichmar (2007). Sensory integration and remapping in a medial temporal lobe model during maze navigation by a brain-based device. Journal of Integrative Neuroscience, 6(3):403-431. [pdf]

A.K. Seth and G.M. Edelman (2007). Distinguishing causal interactions in neural populations. Neural Computation 19(4):910-933. [pdf]

J.G. Fleischer, J.A. Gally, G.M. Edelman, and J.L. Krichmar (2007) Retrospective and prospective responses arising in a modeled hippocampus during maze navigation by a brain-based device. Proc Nat Acad Sci USA 104(9):3556-3561. [pdf]

J.L. Krichmar and G.M. Edelman (2006). Principles Underlying the Construction of Brain-Based Devices, In Adaptation in Artificial and Biological Systems, T. Kovacs, and J. A. R. Marshall, eds. (Bristol UK: Society for the Study of Artificial Intelligence and the Simulation of Behaviour), pp. 37-42. [pdf]

J.L. McKinstry, G.M. Edelman, J.L. Krichmar (2006) A cerebellar model for predictive motor control tested in a brain-based device Proc Natl Acad Sci USA, 103: 3387-3392. [pdf]

J.G. Fleischer, B. Szatmáry, D.B. Hutson, D.A. Moore, J.A. Snook, G.M. Edelman, J.L. Krichmar (2006) A neurally controlled robot competes and cooperates with humans in Segway Sooccer. In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, to appear. [pdf]

B. Szatmáry, J.G. Fleischer, D.B. Hutson, D.A. Moore, J.A. Snook, G.M. Edelman, J.L. Krichmar (2006) A Segway-based human-robot soccer team. In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, to appear. [pdf]

J.L. Krichmar, A.K. Seth, D.A. Nitz, J.G. Fleischer, G.M. Edelman (2005) Spatial navigation and causal analysis in a brain-based device modeling cortical-hippocampal interactions. Neuroinformatics, 3(3), pp. 197-222 [pdf].

A.K. Seth, O. Sporns, J.L. Krichmar (2005) Neurorobotic models in neuroscience and neuroinformatics. Neuroinformatics 3(3), pp. 167-170 [pdf].

J.L. Krichmar, D. A. Nitz, J.A. Gally, and G. M. Edelman (2005). Characterizing functional hippocampal pathways in a brain-based device as it solves a spatial memory task. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA, 102: 2111-2116. [Abstract] [Full Text] [Figures Only] [PDF] [Supporting Information]

A.K. Seth, J.L. McKinstry, G.M. Edelman, J.L. Krichmar (2004) Active sensing of visual and tactile stimuli by brain-based devices. International Journal of Robotics and Automation. 19(4):222-238 [pdf].

A.K. Seth, J.L. McKinstry, G.M. Edelman, and J.L. Krichmar (2004). Visual binding through reentrant connectivity and dynamic synchronization in a brain-based device. Cerebral Cortex, 14:11, 1185-99. Article is reprinted, with permission, from Oxford University Press. [full text/pdf]

A.K. Seth, J.L. McKinstry, G.M. Edelman, J.L. Krichmar (2004) Texture discrimination by an autonomous mobile brain-based device with whiskers. Proceedings of the 2004 IEEE International Conference on Robotics & Automation (ICRA), New  Orleans, LA, April 2004. pp. 4925-4930 [pdf].

J.L. Krichmar, G.M. Edelman (2003). Brain-Based Devices: Intelligent Systems Based on Principles of the Nervous System. In IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS). pp. 940-945: Las Vegas, NV, [pdf].

J.L. Krichmar, G.M. Edelman, (2002) Machine Psychology: Autonomous Behavior, Perceptual Categorization and Conditioning in a Brain-Based Device, Cerebral Cortex 12:818-830.[pdf]. Article is reprinted, with permission, from Oxford University Press.

J.L. Krichmar, J.A. Snook (2002) A Neural Approach to Adaptive Behavior and Multi-Sensor Action Selection in a Mobile Device, Proceedings of the 2002 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, 3864-3869 [pdf].

J.L. Krichmar, J.A. Snook, G.M. Edelman, O. Sporns, (2000) Experience-dependent Perceptual Categorization in a Behaving Real-World Device, From Animals to Animats 6: Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on the Simulation of Adaptive Behavior, MIT Press [pdf]. Article is reprinted, with permission, from From Animals To Animats 6, published by the MIT Press.

O. Sporns, N. Almassy, G.M. Edelman (2000) Plasticity in Value Systems and its Role in Adaptive Behavior. Adaptive Behavior 8:129-148.

N. Almassy, G.M. Edelman, O. Sporns (1998) Behavioral constraints in the development of neuronal properties: A cortical model embedded in a real-world device. Cerebral Cortex 8:346-361.

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