Oral Papers

Subject Categories

Automated Observation: Spatial Tracking

J. Hardie and S. Young (Ascot, United Kingdom). 3-D video the easy way?

J. Mos, R. van Oorschot and S. Swidde (Weesp, The Netherlands). The use of EthoVision in the quantification of locomotion parameters after treatment with dopamine agonists.

F. Sams-Dodd (Copenhagen-Valby, Denmark). Automation of the social interaction test by a video tracking system: behavioural effects of repeated phencyclidine treatment.

F.J. van der Staay (Köln, Germany). Analysis of water escape behavior in the Morris task: beyond escape latency.

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Automated Observation: Behavior Recognition

V. Baumans, F. Schlingmann, H.A. van de Weerd, R. Remie and L.F.M. van Zutphen (Utrecht, The Netherlands). Development of a balance system for analysis of rodent behaviour.

A.R. Cools and D. Heeren (Nijmegen, The Netherlands). Image-analyzing systems for the study of rodent behaviour: spatial and postural transitions of stable configurations in time.

R.C. van Lummel and H.J. Busser (Den Haag, The Netherlands). Objective treatment evaluation using ambulatory monitoring of the activities of daily living.

P.D. Penning, S.M. Rutter and R.A. Champion (Okehampton, United Kingdom). Techniques to measure behaviour automatically in grazing herbivores.

R.K.W. Schwarting (Dusseldorf, Germany). Measurement of behavioral asymmetries in rodents using automated video image analysis.

B.M. Spruijt and J.B.I. Rousseau (Utrecht, The Netherlands). Consequences of the ongoing automation of the observation and analysis of animal behaviour.

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Behavior and Physiology

S. Hansen and E. von Borell (Halle, Germany). Measuring heart rate variability in group-housed pigs.

J. Kerl (Gleichen, Germany). 8-Channel heart rate and 10-channel behavioral data collecting system for small laboratory animals.

J.M. Koolhaas, M. Kole, A. Sgoifo and S.F. de Boer (Haren, The Netherlands). Relationship between social position and (patho)physiology in male rats: methodological considerations.

G. Roscher (Magdeburg-Barleben, Germany). Real-time analysis of the EEG in communicative situations: a new approach by innovative information technology.

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Sequential Organization of Behavior

G. Bernroider, K. Tritscher and M. Grubinger (Salzburg, Austria). Computational neuroethology: strategies for mapping computer-simulated brain codes onto real-space coordinates in the behaving animal.

I. Golani (Tel Aviv, Israel). The search for collective variables in animal behavior.

M.S. Magnusson (Reykjavik, Iceland). T-patterns, Theme and The Observer.

H.L. Saffer, K.E. Brakke and E.S. Savage-Rumbaugh (Decatur, U.S.A.). Analysis of lexical and gestural combinations in bonobo (Pan paniscus) and chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes).

G.P. Sackett and J.C. Ha (Seattle, U.S.A.). Multiple spell survival analysis as a method for studying low rate behaviors over sessions.

H. de Vries (Utrecht, The Netherlands). The analysis of social dominance matrices with MatMan.

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Closing Lecture

M.R. Kruk (Leiden, The Netherlands). Ethological brain research: what to do with all the data?

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Papers presented at Measuring Behavior '96, International Workshop on Methods and Techniques in Behavioral Research, 16-18 October 1996, Utrecht, The Netherlands