14 December 2015 Bio-inspired polarized skylight navigation: a review
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Proceedings Volume 9815, MIPPR 2015: Remote Sensing Image Processing, Geographic Information Systems, and Other Applications; 981517 (2015) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2205792
Event: Ninth International Symposium on Multispectral Image Processing and Pattern Recognition (MIPPR2015), 2015, Enshi, China
Abstract
The idea of using skylight polarization in navigation is learned from animals such as desert ants and honeybees. Various research groups have been working on the development of novel navigation systems inspired by polarized skylight. The research of background in polarized skylight navigation is introduced, and basic principle of the insects navigation is expatiated. Then, the research progress status at home and abroad in skylight polarization pattern, three bio-inspired polarized skylight navigation sensors and polarized skylight navigation are reviewed. Finally, the research focuses in the field of polarized skylight navigation are analyzed. At the same time, the trend of development and prospect in the future are predicted. It is believed that the review is helpful to people understand polarized skylight navigation and polarized skylight navigation sensors.
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Xi Zhang, Yongqin Wan, Lijing Li, "Bio-inspired polarized skylight navigation: a review", Proc. SPIE 9815, MIPPR 2015: Remote Sensing Image Processing, Geographic Information Systems, and Other Applications, 981517 (14 December 2015); doi: 10.1117/12.2205792; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2205792
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