Chromatic and achromatic vision: parameter choice and limitations for reliable model predictions

  title={Chromatic and achromatic vision: parameter choice and limitations for reliable model predictions},
  author={P. Olsson and O. Lind and A. Kelber},
  journal={Behavioral Ecology},
  • P. Olsson, O. Lind, A. Kelber
  • Published 2018
  • Biology
  • Behavioral Ecology
  • Many animals use vision to detect, discriminate, or recognize important objects such as prey, predators, homes, or mates. These objects may differ in color and brightness-having chromatic and achromatic contrast to the background or to other objects. Visual models are powerful tools to investigate contrast detection, but need to be calibrated by experimental data to provide robust predictions. The most critical parameter of current models-receptor noise-is usually estimated from a small number… CONTINUE READING
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