A Neuromodulation Model for Adaptive Behavior Selection by the Cricket – Nitric Oxide (NO)/Cyclic Guanosine MonoPhosphate (cGMP) Cascade Model –
Kuniaki Kawabata*, Tomohisa Fujiki**, Yusuke Ikemoto**,
Hitoshi Aonuma***, and Hajime Asama**
*RIKEN, 2-1 Hirosawa, Wako, Saitama 351-0198, Japan
**RACE, The University of Tokyo, 5-1-5 Kashiwanoha, Kashiwa, Chiba 277-8568, Japan
***RIES, Hokkaido University, Sapporo 060-0812, Japan
Physiological research has shown the importance of neuromodulators such as nitric oxide (NO) in the pheromone behavior such as fighting behavior in insects. We focused on modeling function of neuromodulator in fighting behavior of crickets, and to emerge adaptive behavior selection by synthetic approach. In this paper, we propose a model for adaptive behavior selection by nitric oxide (NO)/cyclic guanosine monophosphate (cGMP) cascade based on the physiological knowledge, and discuss the result of computer simulation.
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