Andrew D Straw

Summary

Affiliation: California Institute of Technology
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Object preference by walking fruit flies, Drosophila melanogaster, is mediated by vision and graviperception
    Alice A Robie
    Department of Biology, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA 91125, USA
    J Exp Biol 213:2494-506. 2010
  2. ncbi request reprint A "bright zone" in male hoverfly (Eristalis tenax) eyes and associated faster motion detection and increased contrast sensitivity
    Andrew D Straw
    Discipline of Physiology, School of Molecular and Biomedical Science, The University of Adelaide, SA 5005, Australia
    J Exp Biol 209:4339-54. 2006
  3. pmc Multi-camera real-time three-dimensional tracking of multiple flying animals
    Andrew D Straw
    California Institute of Technology, Bioengineering, Mailcode 138 78, Pasadena, CA 91125, USA
    J R Soc Interface 8:395-409. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Contrast sensitivity of insect motion detectors to natural images
    Andrew D Straw
    Discipline of Physiology, School of Molecular and Biomedical Science, The University of Adelaide, Adelaide, SA, Australia
    J Vis 8:32.1-9. 2008
  5. pmc Motmot, an open-source toolkit for realtime video acquisition and analysis
    Andrew D Straw
    Bioengineering, California Institute of Technology, Mailcode 138 78, Pasadena, CA 91125, USA
    Source Code Biol Med 4:5. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Active flight increases the gain of visual motion processing in Drosophila
    Gaby Maimon
    Division of Biology, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California, USA
    Nat Neurosci 13:393-9. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Active and passive antennal movements during visually guided steering in flying Drosophila
    Akira Mamiya
    Division of Biology and Engineering and Applied Science, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California 91125, USA
    J Neurosci 31:6900-14. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Visual control of altitude in flying Drosophila
    Andrew D Straw
    Bioengineering, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA 91125, USA
    Curr Biol 20:1550-6. 2010
  9. pmc Discriminating external and internal causes for heading changes in freely flying Drosophila
    Andrea Censi
    Control and Dynamical Systems, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California, United States of America
    PLoS Comput Biol 9:e1002891. 2013
  10. doi request reprint A simple vision-based algorithm for decision making in flying Drosophila
    Gaby Maimon
    Bioengineering, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California 91125, USA
    Curr Biol 18:464-70. 2008

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Publications11

  1. pmc Object preference by walking fruit flies, Drosophila melanogaster, is mediated by vision and graviperception
    Alice A Robie
    Department of Biology, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA 91125, USA
    J Exp Biol 213:2494-506. 2010
    ..Only when both these sensory systems were impaired did flies not show the behavioral preference for the tall, steep objects...
  2. ncbi request reprint A "bright zone" in male hoverfly (Eristalis tenax) eyes and associated faster motion detection and increased contrast sensitivity
    Andrew D Straw
    Discipline of Physiology, School of Molecular and Biomedical Science, The University of Adelaide, SA 5005, Australia
    J Exp Biol 209:4339-54. 2006
    ..Additionally, local neural properties vary across the visual world in a way not expected if HS cells serve purely as matched filters to measure yaw-induced visual motion...
  3. pmc Multi-camera real-time three-dimensional tracking of multiple flying animals
    Andrew D Straw
    California Institute of Technology, Bioengineering, Mailcode 138 78, Pasadena, CA 91125, USA
    J R Soc Interface 8:395-409. 2011
    ..If combined with other techniques, such as 'virtual reality'-type computer graphics or genetic manipulation, the tracking system would offer a powerful new way to investigate the biology of flying animals...
  4. doi request reprint Contrast sensitivity of insect motion detectors to natural images
    Andrew D Straw
    Discipline of Physiology, School of Molecular and Biomedical Science, The University of Adelaide, Adelaide, SA, Australia
    J Vis 8:32.1-9. 2008
    ..We conclude that fly visual processing may be matched to commonalities between natural scenes, enabling accurate estimates of velocity largely independent of the particular scene...
  5. pmc Motmot, an open-source toolkit for realtime video acquisition and analysis
    Andrew D Straw
    Bioengineering, California Institute of Technology, Mailcode 138 78, Pasadena, CA 91125, USA
    Source Code Biol Med 4:5. 2009
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  6. doi request reprint Active flight increases the gain of visual motion processing in Drosophila
    Gaby Maimon
    Division of Biology, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California, USA
    Nat Neurosci 13:393-9. 2010
    ..The ability to perform patch-clamp recordings in behaving Drosophila promises to help unify the understanding of behavior at the gene, cell and circuit levels...
  7. doi request reprint Active and passive antennal movements during visually guided steering in flying Drosophila
    Akira Mamiya
    Division of Biology and Engineering and Applied Science, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California 91125, USA
    J Neurosci 31:6900-14. 2011
    ....
  8. doi request reprint Visual control of altitude in flying Drosophila
    Andrew D Straw
    Bioengineering, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA 91125, USA
    Curr Biol 20:1550-6. 2010
    ..The results identify a means by which insects determine their absolute height above the ground and uncover a remarkable correspondence between the sensory-motor algorithms used to regulate motion in the horizontal and vertical domains...
  9. pmc Discriminating external and internal causes for heading changes in freely flying Drosophila
    Andrea Censi
    Control and Dynamical Systems, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California, United States of America
    PLoS Comput Biol 9:e1002891. 2013
    ..We discuss how this technique could be generalized for use in other systems and employed as a tool for classifying effects into sensory, decision, and motor categories when used to analyze data from genetic behavioral screens...
  10. doi request reprint A simple vision-based algorithm for decision making in flying Drosophila
    Gaby Maimon
    Bioengineering, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California 91125, USA
    Curr Biol 18:464-70. 2008
    ..The motion of flying Drosophila depends on a balance of these two systems, providing a foundation for studying the neural basis of behavioral choice in a genetic model organism...
  11. doi request reprint TrackFly: virtual reality for a behavioral system analysis in free-flying fruit flies
    Steven N Fry
    Institute of Robotics and Intelligent Systems, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
    J Neurosci Methods 171:110-7. 2008
    ..Particular relevance for advanced behavioral research tools originates from the need to perform detailed behavioral analyses in genetically modified organisms and animal models for disease research...