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Publications list

Trackit has been used in:

Dupuy F, Rouyar A, Deisig N, Bourgeois T, Limousin D, Wycke, MA, Anton S and Renou M (2017). A background of a volatile plant compound alters neural and behavioral responses to the sex pheromone blend in a moth. Frontiers in physiology 8, 79.

Houot B, Cazalé-Debat L, Fraichard S, Everaerts C, Saxena N, Sane, SP and Ferveur JF (2017). Gene Regulation and Species-Specific Evolution of Free Flight Odor Tracking in Drosophila. Molecular biology and evolution, 35(1), 3-15.

Hawkes F and Gibson G (2016). Seeing is believing: The nocturnal malarial mosquito Anopheles coluzzii responds to visual host-cues when odour indicates a host is nearby. Parasites & vectors 9.1: 320.

Rouyar A, Deisig N, Dupuy F, Limousin D and Wycke MA (2017). RenouM and Anton S (2015) Unexpected plant odor responses in a moth pheromone system. Coding Properties in Invertebrate Sensory Systems 6, 53.

Houot B, Gigot V, Robichon A and Ferveur, JF (2017). Free flight odor tracking in Drosophila: Effect of wing chemosensors, sex and pheromonal gene regulation. Scientific Reports 7, Article number: 40221;

Lihoreau M, Ings TC, Chittka L and Reynolds AM (2016). Signatures of a globally optimal searching strategy in the three-dimensional foraging flights of bumblebees. Scientific reports, 6, 30401.

Woodgate JL, Buehlmann C and Collett TS (2016): When navigating wood ants use the centre of mass of a shape to extract directional information from a panoramic skyline. J Exp Biol 219, 1689-1696; doi: 10.1242/jeb.136697

Simões PMV, Ingham RA, Gibson G and Russell IJ (2016). A role for acoustic distortion in novel rapid frequency modulation behaviour in free-flying male mosquitoes. J Exp Biol 219, 2039-2047.

Medici V, Vonesch SC, Fry SN and Hafen E (2015). The FlyCatwalk: A high-throughput feature-based sorting system for artificial selection in Drosophila. G3: Genes, Genomes, Genetics 5.3: 317-327.

Wang MY, Brennan, CH, Lachlan, RF and Chittka L (2015). Speed–accuracy trade-offs and individually consistent decision making by individuals and dyads of zebrafish in a colour discrimination task. Animal Behaviour 103, 277-283.

McMeniman CJ, Corfas RA, Matthews BJ, Ritchie SA and Vosshall LB (2014). Multimodal Integration of Carbon Dioxide and Other Sensory Cues Drives Mosquito Attraction to Humans. Cell 156(5), 1060-1071.

Zellmann C, Wunderli J and Schäfer B (2013). SonAIR-Data acquisition for a next generation aircraft noise simulation model. In: 42nd International Congress and Exposition on Noise Control Engineering, 842-850.

Lent DD, Graham P and Collett TS (2013). Phase-Dependent Visual Control of the Zigzag Paths of Navigating Wood Ants. Curr Biol 23, 2393 - 2399;

Wang MY et al (2013). Can bees simultaneously engage in adaptive foraging behaviour and attend to cryptic predators?. Animal Behaviour 86.4: 859-866.

Ings TC, Wang MY and Chittka L (2012). Colour-independent shape recognition of cryptic predators by bumblebees. Behav Ecol Sociobiol 66(3), 487-496.

Almbro M and Kullberg C (2012). Weight Loading and Reproductive Status Affect the Flight Performance of Pieris napi Butterflies. Journal of insect behavior 25.5: 441-452.

Medici V and Fry SN (2012). Embodied linearity of speed control in Drosophila melanogaster. J Roy Soc Lond Interface 9.77 (2012): 3260-3267.

Rohrseitz N and Fry SN (2011). Behavioural system identification of visual flight speed control in Drosophila melanogaster. J Roy Soc Lond Interface 8.55: 171-185.

Lent DD, Graham, P and Collett TS (2010). Image-matching during ant navigation occurs through saccade-like body turns controlled by learned visual features. PNAS 107(37), 16348-16353.

Medici V (2010). System identification of groundspeed control in Drosophila melanogaster. Dissertation, Swiss Federal School of Technology (ETH) Zurich, Nr. 19417.

Graetzel CF, Nelson BJ and Fry SN (2010). Frequency response of lift control in Drosophila. J Roy Soc Lond Interface published online before print May 12

Almbro M and Kullberg C (2009). The downfall of mating: the effect of mate-carrying and flight muscle ratio on the escape ability of a pierid butterfly. Beh Ecol Sociobiol 63, 413-420.

Fry SN (2009). Experimental approaches toward a functional understanding of insect flight control. In Flying Insects and Robots,  eds. D Floreano, J-C Zufferey, MV Srinivasan and CP Ellington), pp. 1-14: Springer.

Fry SN, Rohrseitz N, Straw AD and Dickinson MH (2009). Visual control of flight speed in Drosophila melanogaster. J Exp Biol 212, 1120-1130.

Graetzel CF, Nelson BJ and Fry SN (2009). A dynamic region-of-interest vision tracking system applied to the real-time wing kinematic analysis of tethered Drosophila. IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering 7(3): 463 - 473.

Lent DD, Graham P and Collett TS (2009). A motor component to the memories of habitual foraging routes in wood ants? Curr Biol 19(2), 115-121

Ings TC and Chittka L (2008). Speed-accuracy tradeoffs and false alarms in bee responses to cryptic predators. Curr. Biol. 18(19), 1520-1524.

Almbro M and Kullberg C (2008). Impaired escape flight ability in butterflies due to low flight muscle ratio prior to hibernation. J Exp Biol 211, 24-28

Fry SN, Rohrseitz N, Straw, AD and Dickinson MH (2008). TrackFly: Virtual Reality for a behavioral system analysis in free-flying fruit flies J Neurosci Methods 171(1), 110-117

Graham P, Durier V and Collett TS (2007). The co-activation of snapshot memories in wood ants. J Exp Biol 210, 2128-2136.

Harris RA, Graham P and Collett TS (2007). Visual Cues for the Retrieval of Landmark Memories by Navigating Wood Ants. Curr Biol 17, 93-102

Ribak G and Swallow J (2007). Free flight maneuvers of stalk-eyed flies: do eye-stalks affect aerial turning behavior? J Comp Physiol A 193, 1065-79

Graetzel CF, Fry, SN and Nelson BJ (2006) A 6000 Hz computer vision system for real-time wing beat analysis of Drosophila. Proc The First IEEE / RAS-EMBS International Conference on Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronics (Biorob), Pisa, Italy, February 2006.

Graham P and Collett TS (2006). Bi-directional route learning in wood ants. J Exp Biol 209, 3677-3684.

Budick SA and Dickinson, MH (2006). Free-flight responses of Drosophila melanogaster to attractive odors. J Exp Biol 209, 3001-3017.

Fry SN and Wehner R (2005). Look and turn: landmark-based goal navigation in honey bees. J Exp Biol 208, 3945-55

Harris RA, de Ibarra NH, Graham P and Collett TS (2005). Ant navigation: Priming of visual route memories. Nature 438(7066), 302

Fry SN, Müller P, Baumann, H-J, Straw AD, Bichsel M and Robert D (2004). Context-dependent stimulus presentation to freely moving animals in 3D. J Neurosci Methods 135, 149–57

Durier V, Graham P and Collett TS (2004). Switching destinations: memory change in wood ants. J Exp Biol 207, 2401-8.

Graham P, Durier V and Collett TS (2004). The binding and recall of snapshot memories in wood ants (Formica rufa L.). J Exp Biol 207, 393-8.

Durier V, Graham P and Collett TS (2003). Snapshot memories and landmark guidance in wood ants. Curr Biol 13, 1614-8

Frye MA, Tarsitano M and Dickinson MH (2003). Odor localization requires visual feedback during free flight in Drosophila melanogaster. J Exp Biol 206, 843-55.

Graham P, Fauria K and Collett TS (2003). The influence of beacon-aiming on the routes of wood ants. J Exp Biol 206, 535-541.

Collett TS and Collett M (2002). Memory use in insect visual navigation. Nat Rev Neurosci 3, 542-52

Graham P and Collett TS (2002). View-based navigation in insects: How wood ants (Formica rufa L.) look at and are guided by extended landmarks. J Exp Biol 205, 2499-509

Müller P and Robert D (2002). Death comes suddenly to the unprepared: Singing crickets, call fragmentation, and parasitoid flies. Beh Ecol 13, 598-606

Müller P and Robert D (2001). A shot in the dark: The silent quest of a free-flying phonotactic fly. J Exp Biol 204, 1039-52

Fry SN, Bichsel M, Müller P and Robert D (2000). Tracking of flying insects using pan-tilt cameras. J Neurosci Methods 101, 59-67


Other publications referring to Trackit:

Spitzen Jeroen and Takken W (2018). Keeping track of mosquitoes: A review of tools to track, record and analyse mosquito flight. Parasites & Vectors. 11.10.1186/s13071-018-2735-6.

Whitehorn LJ , Hawkes FM and Dublon IAN (2013). Superplot3d: An open source GUI tool for 3d trajectory visualisation and elementary processing. Source Code for Biology and Medicine 8, 19;