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Keywords: optical flow
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J Exp Biol (2003) 206 (14): 2393–2397.
Published: 15 July 2003
...Lars Chittka; Jürgen Tautz SUMMARY Bees returning from a feeder placed in a narrow tunnel that is lined with a chequered pattern will strongly overestimate travel distance. This finding supports the view that their distance estimation is based on integrating optic flow experienced during flight...
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J Exp Biol (1996) 199 (1): 155–162.
Published: 1 January 1996
... on a high building (50 m) that fly to a feeder on the roof of another high building (34 m) signal a much shorter distance than the actual distance flown. We propose instead an ‘optical flow hypothesis’: bees use the speed of retinal image motion perceived from the ground to estimate the distance flown...