Electronic/World Wide Web>Internet Article:  Black, Lucy (2014/11/16), A Worm's Mind In A Lego Body, Retrieved on 2015-02-06
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    06 FEB 2015

     A Worm's Mind in a Lego Robot Body

    The nematode worm Caenorhabditis elegans (C. elegans) is tiny and only has 302 neurons. These have been completely mapped and the OpenWorm project is working to build a complete simulation of the worm in software. One of the founders of the OpenWorm project, Timothy Busbice, has taken the connectome and implemented an object oriented neuron program. The model is accurate in its connections and makes use of UDP packets to fire neurons. If two neurons have three synaptic connections then when ...
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