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Visual pattern analyzers [electronic resource] / Norma Van Surdam Graham.

Author/Creator:
Graham, Norma Van Surdam.
Publication:
New York : Oxford University Press, 1989.
Series:
Oxford psychology series ; no. 16.
Oxford science publications.
Oxford psychology series ; no. 16
Oxford science publications
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (663 p.)
Subjects:
Pattern perception.
Form perception.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Organized to help the reader find needed information quickly and easily, this book emphasizes psychophysical experiments which measure the detection and identification of near-threshold patterns and the mathematical models used to draw inferences from experimental results.
Contents:
Contents; Part I. INTRODUCTION; 1. Neurophysiology and Psychophysics; 1.1 Two Themes-Pattern Vision and Analyzers; 1.2 Analyzers in Color Vision as an Example; 1.3 Two Cautions About Analyzers; 1.4 Terminology-Responses Versus Outputs; 1.5 Models of Near-Threshold Pattern Vision-An Overview; 1.6 Neurophysiology and Pattern Vision; 1.7 Spatial Characteristics of Visual Neurons; 1.8 Temporal Characteristics of Visual Neurons; 1.9 Other Characteristics of Visual Neurons; 1.10 Some Terminology: Analyzer, Neuron, Mechanism, Channel, and Element; 1.11 Five Psychophysical Paradigms
1.12 Some Practical Matters1.13 Summary; Notes; 2. Some Mathematics; 2.1 Sinusoids and Fourier Analysis; 2.2 Lines and Points and Impulses (Delta Functions); 2.3 Windowed Sine Waves-Gabor Functions; 2.4 The Fourier Transform of a Sinusoidal Patch; 2.5 Linear Systems and Points; 2.6 Linear Systems and Sines; 2.7 How Stimulus Decompositions are Useful; 2.8 Selectivity of Analyzers; 2.9 Summary; 2.10 Appendix. Fourier Transforms of Sinusoidal, Delta, Gaussian, and Gabor Functions; Part II. ADAPTATION; 3. Models of Selective Effects; 3.1 A Typical Adaptation Experiment; 3.2 A Simple Fatigue Model
3.3 The General Stiles Model3.4 Empirical Discrepancies in Spatial-Frequency Adaptation; 3.5 Some Stiles-Type Models Assuming Many Analyzers; 3.6 Even More General Fatigue Models; 3.7 Inhibition Plus Fatigue; 3.8 Inhibition Only; 3.9 Point-by-Point Fatigue (Afterimage) Explanations; 3.10 What Is the Function of Pattern-Selective Adaptation?; 3.11 Summary; Notes; Part III. SUMMATION; 4. Models for Far-Apart Values; 4.1 A Typical Summation Experiment; 4.2 An Additive Single-Analyzer Model; 4.3 A Nonadditive, Uniform, Single-Analyzer Model (a Single-Channel Model); 4.4 Multiple-Analyzers Model
4.5 A Single Nonuniform Channel (Example of Interaction Between Two Dimensions)4.6 Multiple-Analyzers Models Incorporating Variability; 4.7 High-Threshold Multiple-Analyzers Model; 4.8 Quick Pooling Model; 4.9 Quick Pooling Model Predictions for Summation of Far-Apart Components; 4.10 Summary; 4.11 Appendix. Derivation of Observable Quick Pooling Formulas; Notes; 5. Far-Apart Values on Spatial Dimensions; 5.1 Overview; 5.2 Far-Apart Orientations; 5.3 The Effect of Probability Summation Across Space on Spatial-Frequency and Orientation Models; 5.4 Summation of Far-Apart Spatial Positions
5.5 Summation Experiments on the Spatial-Extent Dimension5.6 Summation Experiments on the Spatial-Phase Dimension; 5.7 Summary; Notes; 6. Close Values on Spatial Dimensions; 6.1 Overview; 6.2 Two Additive, Deterministic Analyzers (the Naive Model); 6.3 More Sophisticated Multiple-Analyzers Models; 6.4 Summation of Close Spatial Frequencies; 6.5 Summation of Close Orientations; 6.6 Summation of Close Spatial Positions; 6.7 Summation of Close Spatial Frequencies-Interaction with Spatial Extent; 6.8 Summary; 6.9 Appendix. Details of Two Multiple-Mechanisms Models; Notes; Part IV. UNCERTAINTY
7. Extrinsic Uncertainty and Summation Revisited
Notes:
Includes indexes.
Includes bibliography: p. 581-625.
ISBN:
0-19-514835-5
0-19-802188-7
9786610440139
1-4237-3619-2
1-280-44013-9
OCLC:
922952628
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