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Curr Biol. 2010 Oct 12;20(19):R847-9. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2010.08.022.

Insect vision: a few tricks to regulate flight altitude.

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Laboratory of Intelligent Systems, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, CH-1015 Switzerland. dario.floreano@epfl.ch

Abstract

A recent study sheds new light on the visual cues used by Drosophila to regulate flight altitude. The striking similarity with previously identified steering mechanisms provides a coherent basis for novel models of vision-based flight control in insects and robots.

PMID:
20937471
DOI:
10.1016/j.cub.2010.08.022
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