Object Recognition, Attention, and Action / Edition 1

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Human object recognition is a classical topic both for philosophy and for the natural sciences. Ultimately, understanding of object recognition will be promoted by the cooperation of behavioral research, neurophysiology, and computation. This original book provides an excellent introduction to the issues that are involved. It contains chapters that address the ways in which humans and machines attend to, recognize, and act toward objects in the visual environment.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9784431998242
  • Publisher: Springer Japan
  • Publication date: 11/19/2010
  • Edition description: Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 2007
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 250
  • Product dimensions: 0.56 (w) x 6.14 (h) x 9.21 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface Acknowledgements Contributors

An Editorial Overview

I: Object Recognition

Occlusion Awaits Disclosure G. Plomp and C. van Leeuwen

Functional MRI Evidence for Neural Plasticity at Early Stages of Visual Processing in Humans S. Schwartz

Pattern Recognition in Direct and Indirect View H. Strasburger and I. Rentschler

Part-Based Strategies for Visual Categorisation and Object Recognition M. Jüttner

Recent Psychophysical and Neural Research in Shape Recognition I. Biederman

Object Recognition in Humans and Machines C. Wallraven and H. H. Bülthoff

Prior Knowledge and Learning in 3D Object Recognition M. Gschwind, H. Brettel and I. Rentschler

Neural Representation of Faces in Human Visual Cortex: the Roles of Attention, Emotion, and Viewpoint P. Vuilleumier

II: Attention

Object Recognition: Attention and Dual Routes V. Thoma and J. Davidoff

Interactions Between Shape Perception and Egocentric Localization H. Sogo and N. Osaka

Feature Binding in Visual Working Memory J. Saiki

Biased Competition and Cooperation: A Mechanism of Mammalian Visual Recognition?
G. Deco, M. Stetter and M. Szabo

III: Action

Influence of Visual Motion on Object Localisation in Perception and Action H. Ashida

Neural Substrates of Action Imitation Studied by fMRI S. Tanaka

Two Types of Anticipatory-Timing Mechanisms in Synchronization Tapping Y. Miyake, Y. Onishi and E. Pöppel

Subject Index

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