Four Models of Pattern Recognition

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Four Models of Pattern Recognition Template Matching Model Assumption : a retinal image of an object is faithfully transmitted to  the brain and that an attempt is made to compare it directly to various  stored patterns compare a stimulus to a large number of literal copies (templates) that  are stored in memory in order to find a match against all templates works well with computers (check-sorting machines - number  characters are maximally discernible so that computer can make no  mistake) does not work well with humans -- too inflexible (Neisser, 1967) (The Noles beat the Gators) Prototype Model more flexible version of template model - the match does not have to  be exact prototypical A details are vague Distinctive Features or Feature Analysis Model Assumption : stimuli consist of combinations of elementary features;  (e.g for the alphabet, features may include horizontal lines, vertical 
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