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

@article{Olsson2018ChromaticAA,
  title={Chromatic and achromatic vision: parameter choice and limitations for reliable model predictions},
  author={Peter Olsson and Olle Lind and Almut Kelber},
  journal={Behavioral Ecology},
  year={2018},
  volume={29},
  pages={273–282}
}
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… 

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