Chapter 14
An Introduction to Visual Cortex
[Intro V1]
Continuining the introduction to the visual system in primates; organization of V1; simple, complex hypercomplex cells; hierarchy; layers
14.1
In
Chapter 7
Limulus linearis in Frequency
The Fourier transform - Frequency domain representation of continuous
signals. Sine and Cosine as eigen functions of linear systems. Modulation
Transfer Functio
Chapter 6
Limulus linearis: An Image
Processing Machine
Introduction of Linear Systems: (1) Additive; (2) Homogeneous. The
Principle of Superposition. Unit step function, step response; Dirac Delta
fu
Part I
Section I: Simple Creatures and their
Worlds
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Figure 1.2: The perceptionaction cycle couples organisms to their environment.
We regard the objects that envirn us in proportion as they are adap
Chapter 9
Probability, Bayes and Neural
Activity
intro to probability theory, correlation, probabilistic template matching, Bayes decision
theory, neurotransmitter release; modeling vs inference
9.1
I
Chapter 4
The Barnacle 2: Integrate-and-Fire
Models
continue Vignette no. 2: Barnacle. Spiking neurons. Integrate and Fire model.
Firing rate as a code. Shadow reex: if dI/dtthreshold, then withdraw.
Chapter 10
Frogs, Codes, and Moving Flies
Simple feature detectors; what the frogs eye tells the frogs brain; velocity estimation in the y; the complexity of H1 neurons, or wide-eld
velocity estimator
Chapter 8
Matching the Environmental
Template
template matching, decisions are non-linear, spaces of functions, projection as an operator
8.1
Introduction
Visually-mediated behavours are driven by sig
Chapter 12
Views of the Visual Cortex
Introduction to the visual system in cats and primates; involvement of about 1/2 of
the brain; dierent major complexes and the concept of pathway. At what level o
Chapter 3
The Barnacle: Complexity in the
Organism
Review of neuroscience. Vignette no. 2: Barnacle. Anatomy of Barnacles nervous
system. From neural circuitry to elementary visual behavior. graded re