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The Ecology of Animal Senses - Matched Filters for Economical Sensing (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2016) Loot Price: R2,507
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The Ecology of Animal Senses - Matched Filters for Economical Sensing (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2016): Eric Warrant, Gerhard von der...
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Eric Warrant, Gerhard von der Emde

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The collection of chapters in this book present the concept of matched filters: response characteristics "matching" the characteristics of crucially important sensory inputs, which allows detection of vital sensory stimuli while sensory inputs not necessary for the survival of the animal tend to be filtered out, or sacrificed. The individual contributions discuss that the evolution of sensing systems resulted from the necessity to achieve the most efficient sensing of vital information at the lowest possible energetic cost. Matched filters are found in all senses including vision, hearing, olfaction, mechanoreception, electroreception and infrared sensing and different cases will be referred to in detail.

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Imprint: Springer International Publishing AG
Country of origin: Switzerland
Release date: December 2015
First published: 2016
Editors: Eric Warrant • Gerhard von der Emde
Dimensions: 235 x 155 x 16mm (L x W x T)
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 269
Edition: 1st ed. 2016
ISBN-13: 978-3-319-25490-6
Barcode: 9783319254906
Categories: Books > Science & Mathematics > Biology, life sciences > Zoology & animal sciences > Animal ecology
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LSN: 3-319-25490-1

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