depth perception

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depth perception

n.
The ability to perceive spatial relationships, especially distances between objects, in three dimensions.

depth′ percep`tion


n.
the ability to judge the dimensions and spatial relationships of objects.
[1905–10]
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It is believed that in this case, the kitty is trying to improve his visual depth perception of the target perch by obtaining several views from different perspectives to more accurately localize the landing spot.
Remote operation: a selective review of research into visual depth perception.
The difficulty of getting visual depth perception to work at large distances has been a major barrier to getting robots to move and to navigate at high speeds," he said.