TITLE

Flies go with the flow

AUTHOR(S)
Srinivasan, Mandyam V.
PUB. DATE
December 1996
SOURCE
Nature;12/5/1996, Vol. 384 Issue 6608, p411
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Provides background and analysis of a paper which examines how the nervous system of the fly deduces motion in three-dimensional space at a given instant in time. The pattern of image motion that is experienced by the moving eye; The six degrees of movement for a flying insect; The paper by Krapp and Hengstenberg in the December 5, 1996 issue of `Nature.'
ACCESSION #
9612127779

 

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