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Perceptual Structures and Distributed Motor Control

Handbook of Physiology, The Nervous System, Motor Control

  1. Michael A. Arbib

Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/cphy.cp010233

Comprehensive Physiology

Comprehensive Physiology

How to Cite

Arbib, M. A. 2011. Perceptual Structures and Distributed Motor Control. Comprehensive Physiology. 1449–1480.

Author Information

  1. Computer and Information Science Department and Center for Systems Neuroscience, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

Abstract

The sections in this article are:

  • 1
    The Place of Brain Theory Within Cybernetics
  • 2
    Concepts from Computer Science and Control Theory
    • 2.1
      Programs Need Not Be Stereotypes
    • 2.2
      State and Feedback in Control Theory
    • 2.3
      Serial Order in Behavior Revisited
  • 3
    Visuomotor Coordination in Frog and Toad
    • 3.1
      Maps as Control Surfaces
    • 3.2
      A Model of Frog Snapping
    • 3.3
      The Many Visual Systems
    • 3.4
      Summary
  • 4
    Perceptual and Motor Schemas
    • 4.1
      Perceptual Schemas and the Action-Perception Cycle
    • 4.2
      Optic Flow and Control of Movement
    • 4.3
      Motor Schemas
    • 4.4
      Summary
  • 5
    Coordinated Control Programs
    • 5.1
      Feedforward
    • 5.2
      Interwoven Activation of Motor Schemas
    • 5.3
      Skill Acquisition
    • 5.4
      Summary
  • 6
    The Perspective of Artificial Intelligence
    • 6.1
      Programs and Planners
    • 6.2
      Program Synthesis and Visuomotor Coordination
    • 6.3
      Summary
  • 7
    Conclusion