Parallel Processing and Image Analysis in the Eyes of Mantis Shrimps

@article{Cronin2001ParallelPA,
  title={Parallel Processing and Image Analysis in the Eyes of Mantis Shrimps},
  author={Thomas W. Cronin and Justin N. Marshall},
  journal={The Biological Bulletin},
  year={2001},
  volume={200},
  pages={177 - 183}
}
The compound eyes of mantis shrimps, a group of tropical marine crustaceans, incorporate principles of serial and parallel processing of visual information that may be applicable to artificial imaging systems. Their eyes include numerous specializations for analysis of the spectral and polarizational properties of light, and include more photoreceptor classes for analysis of ultraviolet light, color, and polarization than occur in any other known visual system. This is possible because… 

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