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Visual perception of materials and surfaces.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22192826     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
The visual system relies on patterns of light to provide information about the layout of objects that populate our environment. Light is structured by the way it interacts with the three-dimensional shape, reflectance, and transmittance properties of objects. The input for vision is therefore a complex, conflated mixture of different sources of physical variation that the brain must somehow disentangle to recover the intrinsic properties of the objects and materials that fill the world.
Barton L Anderson
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Current biology : CB     Volume:  21     ISSN:  1879-0445     ISO Abbreviation:  Curr. Biol.     Publication Date:  2011 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-12-23     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9107782     Medline TA:  Curr Biol     Country:  England    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  R978-83     Citation Subset:  IM    
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Copyright © 2011 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.
School of Psychology, 526 Griffith Taylor Building (A19), The University of Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia.
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