Automatic detection and decoding of honey bee waggle dances

Abstract

The waggle dance is one of the most popular examples of animal communication. Forager bees direct their nestmates to profitable resources via a complex motor display. Essentially, the dance encodes the polar coordinates to the resource in the field. Unemployed foragers follow the dancer's movements and then search for the advertised spots in the field… (More)
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0188626

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