Strategies for active camouflage of motion

  title={Strategies for active camouflage of motion},
  author={Mandyam V. Srinivasan and M. P. Davey},
  journal={Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. Series B: Biological Sciences},
  pages={19 - 25}
  • M. Srinivasan, M. Davey
  • Published 23 January 1995
  • Mathematics
  • Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. Series B: Biological Sciences
In this paper we consider whether an animal or an agent (a ‘shadower’) can actively camouflage its movements whilst tracking another animal or agent (a ‘shadowee’). It is shown that, under certain conditions, the shadower can conceal its motion if it moves along a trajectory such that it emulates the optic flow produced by a stationary object, as viewed by the moving shadowee. Algorithms for determining trajectories which enable the shadower to camouflage its motion whilst tracking a shadowee… 

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