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RatCog: A GUI maze simulation tool with plugin "rat brains."

By C. G. Prince, J. Talton, I. S. N. Berkeley and C. Gunay


We have implemented RatCog, a Graphical User Interface (GUI) radial-maze simulation tool providing various computational models of rats. Rat models are loaded as runtime plugin files, and an Application Programming Interface (API) enables additional plugins to be created. One implemented plugin is a back-propagation trained connectionist model. GUI features include maze graphics and performance statistics. The GUI makes it easier to use these computional models, while the plugins make the models widely available

Topics: Animal Behavior, Animal Cognition, Computational Neuroscience, Comparative Psychology, Artificial Intelligence, Neural Nets, Neural Modelling
Year: 2000
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