6Biederman - 1. A straight (curved) edge in the image is...

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High-level vision: The work of Irv Biederman Problems: 1. How to represent the information in the image so that it could activate a representation in memory under varied conditions. 2. How that stimulus representation is matched against a representation in memory. Solution to 1: focus on viewpoint-invariant or nonaccidental image properties.
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Unformatted text preview: 1. A straight (curved) edge in the image is likely to correspoind to a straight (curved) edge in the 3-D world. 2. Cotermination of edges also has this characteristic. 3. Also, parallelism and symmetry. Transversality principle: When two shapes are combined, their join is almost always marked by matched cusps or concavities....
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This note was uploaded on 08/12/2008 for the course PSY 387R taught by Professor Diehl during the Spring '07 term at University of Texas.

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