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C) Neural network architecture that illustrates synaptic weights. Solid arrows represents nonzero synaptic connections after the learning phase through which neural activities can propagate, while dotted arrows represent synaptic connections with essentially zero weights. (d) Snapshot image correlated to the reward signals processes can be scaled up such that nontrivial signal pathways can be developed between sensory input and motor output. Here, we introduce another learning architecture that extracts correlation between signals to propagate implicit reward signals for a visually mediated target following behavior.
The synaptic connections between the reward and the sensor neurons therefore learn a correlation between reward signals and a set of visual input signals that correspond to the image of the black bin in the center of the visual f eld (as shown in Fig. 5d). At the same time, because of the Hebbian-like learning rule, the synaptic connections between the visual and motor groups of neurons capture another signif cant correlation. This correlation, which we will elaborate later, involves the visual neurons that receive optical f ow signals and a particular pattern of activity in the motor neurons.
W. Mills polished, corresponding rounded end. It was as if the nitinol had formed a ball-andsocket joint before the wire broke. Given the immense contractile strength of nitinol, even though the contraction looked linear, there was a point, often inside a crimp, where the wire’s strength opened suff cient room for the conical orbit to create a break. 2 Complexity The f rst Stiquito robot described in the f rst two books [5, 6] was a simple design. The current Stiquito described in the third book  carries a suff ciently complex electronics and power “backpack” to operate for up to 1 h.