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ECE Faculty Contribute to New Study on Echolocating Bats

ECE Faculty Contribute to New Study on Echolocating Bats


A new paper by Professor Cynthia Moss (Psychology/ISR), Associate Professor Timothy Horiuchi (ECE/ISR), Professor P.S. Krishnaprasad (ECE/ISR), and Ph.D. student Kaushik Ghose finds that bats use a strategy much like that of a guided missiles to track and catch their prey. Their paper, titled "Echolocating Bats Use a Nearly Time-Optimal Strategy to Intercept Prey," appears in the May issue of PLoS Biology.

Visitors can read the paper online at the PLoS Biology website.

The University of Maryland press release about the group's echolocating bat research can be found online at:

http://www.newsdesk.umd.edu/scitech/release.cfm?ArticleID=1266.

May 9, 2006


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