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Cerebellar Learning in an Opponent Motor Controller for Adaptive Load Compensation and Synergy Formation

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dc.contributor.author Bullock, Daniel en_US
dc.contributor.author Contreras-Vidal, Jose L. en_US
dc.contributor.author Grossberg, Stephen en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2011-11-14T18:19:18Z
dc.date.available 2011-11-14T18:19:18Z
dc.date.issued 1993-01 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2144/1986
dc.description.abstract This paper shows how a minimal neural network model of the cerebellum may be embedded within a sensory-neuro-muscular control system that mimics known anatomy and physiology. With this embedding, cerebellar learning promotes load compensation while also allowing both coactivation and reciprocal inhibition of sets of antagonist muscles. In particular, we show how synaptic long term depression guided by feedback from muscle stretch receptors can lead to trans-cerebellar gain changes that are load-compensating. It is argued that the same processes help to adaptively discover multi-joint synergies. Simulations of rapid single joint rotations under load illustrates design feasibility and stability. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship National Science Foundation (IRI-90-24877, IRI-87-16960); Office of Naval Research (N00014-92-J-1309); Consejo Nacional de Ciencia y Technología (63462); Air Force Office of Scientific Research (F49620-92-J-0499); Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (AFOSR 90-0083, ONR N00014-92-J-4015) en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher Boston University Center for Adaptive Systems and Department of Cognitive and Neural Systems en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries BU CAS/CNS Technical Reports;CAS/CNS-TR-1993-009 en_US
dc.rights Copyright 1993 Boston University. Permission to copy without fee all or part of this material is granted provided that: 1. The copies are not made or distributed for direct commercial advantage; 2. the report title, author, document number, and release date appear, and notice is given that copying is by permission of BOSTON UNIVERSITY TRUSTEES. To copy otherwise, or to republish, requires a fee and / or special permission. en_US
dc.title Cerebellar Learning in an Opponent Motor Controller for Adaptive Load Compensation and Synergy Formation en_US
dc.type Technical Report en_US
dc.rights.holder Boston University Trustees en_US


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