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Spatiotemporal model for the contrast sensitivity of the human eye and its temporal aspects
Author(s): Peter G. J. Barten
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Paper Abstract

The physical model for the spatial contrast sensitivity of the eye that we presented in a previous paper is extended to the temporal domain by making some assumptions about the temporal behavior of the photoreceptors and the lateral inhibition in the ganglion cells. In this way a complete spatio-temporal model is obtained that gives a simple explanation of the complicated spatio-temporal behavior of the eye. Spatio-temporal and temporal contrast sensitivity curves calculated with the model are compared with measurements published in literature.

Paper Details

Date Published: 8 September 1993
PDF: 13 pages
Proc. SPIE 1913, Human Vision, Visual Processing, and Digital Display IV, (8 September 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.152690
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Peter G. J. Barten, Barten Consultancy (Netherlands)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1913:
Human Vision, Visual Processing, and Digital Display IV
Jan P. Allebach; Bernice E. Rogowitz, Editor(s)

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