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Design of a Remotely Controlled 'Locomotory' Platform Useful in Ethological Studies.
Behavior Research Methods & Instrumentation (1978)
  • Charles J. Amlaner, Kennesaw State University
  • Robert Korzyniowski, University of Oxford
  • Robert Bender, University of Oxford
  • John F. Stout, University of Oxford
Abstract

A platform capable of movement from one point to another under remote control has been designed for use in behavior studies. Electrical and mechanical design criteria for the platform are discussed, and schematics and engineering drawings are included. The primary application was to study communication between Glaucous-winged gulls. Other applications are suggested.

Keywords
  • electrical & mechanical design of remotely controlled locomotory platform,
  • animal communication,
  • glaucous-winged gulls,
  • implications for other ethological study applications
Publication Date
October, 1978
Citation Information
Charles J. Amlaner, Robert Korzyniowski, Robert Bender and John F. Stout. "Design of a Remotely Controlled 'Locomotory' Platform Useful in Ethological Studies." Behavior Research Methods & Instrumentation Vol. 10 Iss. 5 (1978)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/charles_amlaner/37/