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Representations of Vision : Trends and Tacit Assumptions in Vision Research - Andrei Gorea

Representations of Vision

Trends and Tacit Assumptions in Vision Research

By: Andrei Gorea (Editor), Yves Fregnac (Editor), Zoi Kapoula (Editor), John Findlay (Editor)

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Published: 26th April 1991
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First published in 1991, this stimulating volume on vision extends well beyond the traditional areas of vision research and places the subject in a much broader philosophical context. The emphasis throughout is to integrate and illuminate the visual process. The first three parts of the volume provide authoritative overviews on computational vision and neural networks, on the neurophysiology of visual cortex processing, and on eye-movement research. Each of these parts illustrates how different research perspectives may jointly solve fundamental problems related to the efficiency of visual perception, to the relationship between vision and eye-movements and to the neurophysiological 'codes' underlying our visual perceptions. In the fourth part, leading vision scientists introduce the reader to some major philosophical problems in vision research such as the nature of 'ultimate' codes for perceptual events, the duality of psycho-physics, the bases of visual recognition and the paradigmatic foundations of computer-vision research. This volume will be of interest to all neuroscientists, cognitive scientists, neurophysiologists, psychologists and to those working on neural networks, AI and computer vision.

Preface
Acknowledgements
Visual Pyramids and Neural Networks
Pyramids and multiscale representations
Multidimensional pyramids in vision and video
Self-similar oriented wavelet pyramids: conjectures about neural non-orthogonality
Issues of representation in neural networks
Visual Cortical Processing: From Perception to Memory
Recent progress toward an understanding of experience-dependent visual cortical plasticity at the molecular level
Synchronous neuronal oscillations in cat visual cortex: functional implications
How many cycles make an oscillation?
Elements of form perception in monkey prestriate cortex
Manipulating perceptual decisions by microstimulation of extrastriate visual cortex
Primal long-term memory in the primate temporal cortex: linkage between visual perception and memory
Eye Movement and Vision
The effect of cortical lesions on visuo-motor processing in man
Binocular eye-movements and depth perception
The parsing of optic flow by the primate oculomotor system
Current views on the visuo-motor interface of the saccadic system
Tacit Assumptions in Vision Research
Thoughts on the specific nerve energy
The duality of psycho-physics
Some tacit assumptions in visual psychophysics
Hidden assumptions in seeing shape from shading and apparent motion
What's up in top-down processing?
Tacit assumptions in the computational study of vision
Vision tells you more than 'what is where'
Some strategic questions in visual perception
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ISBN: 9780521412285
ISBN-10: 0521412285
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 362
Published: 26th April 1991
Publisher: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.41 x 16.99  x 2.06
Weight (kg): 0.78