Geometry, features, and panoramic views: ants in rectangular arenas.

@article{Wystrach2011GeometryFA,
  title={Geometry, features, and panoramic views: ants in rectangular arenas.},
  author={Antoine Wystrach and Ken Cheng and Sebastian Sosa and Guy Beugnon},
  journal={Journal of experimental psychology. Animal behavior processes},
  year={2011},
  volume={37 4},
  pages={420-35}
}
When tested in rectangular arenas, the navigational behavior of the ant Gigantiops destructor can produce results similar to vertebrates. Such results are usually interpreted as supporting the ability of animals to segregate spatial geometry and features. Here, we combine a detailed analysis of ants' paths with panoramic images taken from the ant's perspective that can serve as a basis for developing view-based matching models. The corner choices observed in ants were better predicted by the… CONTINUE READING

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