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Navigating through a volumetric world does not imply needing a full three-dimensional representation

  • Claus-Christian Carbon (a1) and Vera M. Hesslinger (a1)

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Jeffery et al. extensively and thoroughly describe how different species navigate through a three-dimensional environment. Undeniably, the world offers numerous three-dimensional opportunities. However, we argue that for most navigation tasks a two-dimensional representation is nevertheless sufficient, as physical conditions and limitations such as gravity, thermoclines, or layers of earth encountered in a specific situation provide the very elevation data the navigating individual needs.

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Navigating through a volumetric world does not imply needing a full three-dimensional representation

  • Claus-Christian Carbon (a1) and Vera M. Hesslinger (a1)

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