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An illusory transformation in a model of optic flow processing.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7667919     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We present results from computer simulations of a biologically plausible model of heading detection in the visual motion pathway of higher mammals. These simulations are closely related to a recently discovered visual illusion in optic flow processing in humans. The model reproduces the results described for humans and suggests a possible explanation, namely that humans interpret the illusory stimuli in terms of egomotion. It provides further indication that the visual system makes use of visual information to cope with eye movement effects in dealing with optic flow.
Authors:
M Lappe; J P Rauschecker
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Vision research     Volume:  35     ISSN:  0042-6989     ISO Abbreviation:  Vision Res.     Publication Date:  1995 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1995-10-10     Completed Date:  1995-10-10     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0417402     Medline TA:  Vision Res     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1619-31     Citation Subset:  IM; S    
Affiliation:
Department of Zoology and Neurobiology, Ruhr University Bochum, Germany.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Algorithms
Animals
Cats
Computer Simulation*
Eye Movements / physiology
Haplorhini
Humans
Models, Psychological*
Motion Perception / physiology*
Nerve Net / physiology
Optical Illusions / physiology*
Visual Pathways / physiology*

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