Human and machine vision: analogies and divergencies

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Plenum Press, Dec 31, 1994 - Computers - 391 pages
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The phylogenetic evolution of the visual system. A control view to vision architectures. Panel summary - one model for vision systems? Structure and function in the retina. On-chip vision. Panel summary - foveation, log-polar mapping and multiscale approaches to early vision. Neurophysiology of the striate cortex. Visual form representation. Panel summary - looking for visual primitives. The oculomotor system. Active vision. Panel summary - allocation of attention in vision. New wine in old barrels: knowing how to move tells us how to perceive movement. Motion analysis. Pannel summary - dynamic perception of the environment. Visual cognition and cognitive modeling. Models and descriptions in machine vision. Panel summary - icons and words: metaphors and symbolisms. Visual thinking: stability and self-organisation. Spatial reasoning as a tool for scene generation and recognition. Panel summary - image interpretation and ambiguities. From imagery to imagination. Neural networks, fuzziness and image processing. Panel summary - perceptual learning and discovering. The state of the art in virtual reality.

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The Phylogenetic Evolution of the Visual System
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A Control View to Vision Architectures
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Panel Summary One Model for Vision Systems?
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