Among the differentfrom , a contribution that the general public does not often think about and which is nevertheless very important, consists in using to help us better understand living things. The Psikharpax Project goes in this direction.
Indeed, find solutions allowing ato perceive its environment well, to act in it correctly and to adapt when this environment changes, gives us the keys to understanding the difficulties faced by animals in their environment, and the mechanisms of perception and behavioral adaptation that could be selected during the .
The Psikharpax Project contributes to this process. It is a question of developing an artificial robot-rat whose sensory equipment, the functioning of the ”»Computing and functions are inspired as much as possible from the rat. The main objective is to use the as a platform for testing biological hypotheses to contribute to the understanding of these mechanisms in .
In this dossier you will be able to understand why the rat was chosen as a model, discover the robot-rat and its functionalities, its capacities, its learning strength.