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Cue combination in the motion correspondence problem.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  10972134     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Image motion is a primary source of visual information about the world. However, before this information can be used the visual system must determine the spatio-temporal displacements of the features in the dynamic retinal image, which originate from objects moving in space. This is known as the motion correspondence problem. We investigated whether cross-cue matching constraints contribute to the solution of this problem, which would be consistent with physiological reports that many directionally selective cells in the visual cortex also respond to additional visual cues. We measured the maximum displacement limit (Dmax) for two-frame apparent motion sequences. Dmax increases as the number of elements in such sequences decreases. However, in our displays the total number of elements was kept constant while the number of a subset of elements, defined by a difference in contrast polarity, binocular disparity or colour, was varied. Dmax increased as the number of elements distinguished by a particular cue was decreased. Dmax was affected by contrast polarity for all observers, but only some observers were influenced by binocular disparity and others by colour information. These results demonstrate that the human visual system exploits local, cross-cue matching constraints in the solution of the motion correspondence problem.
Authors:
P B Hibbard; M F Bradshaw; R A Eagle
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Proceedings. Biological sciences / The Royal Society     Volume:  267     ISSN:  0962-8452     ISO Abbreviation:  Proc. Biol. Sci.     Publication Date:  2000 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2000-12-11     Completed Date:  2001-01-04     Revised Date:  2009-11-18    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101245157     Medline TA:  Proc Biol Sci     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1369-74     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Psychology, University of Surrey, Guildford, UK. p.hibbard@surrey.ac.uk
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Color
Contrast Sensitivity
Cues*
Humans
Motion Perception / physiology*
Vision, Binocular
Visual Cortex / physiology*
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