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Visual acts for goal-directed vision
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Paper Abstract

Humans use their senses, particularly vision, to interrogate the environment in search of information pertinent to the performance of a task. We say that the user has `visual goals', and we associate `visual acts' with these goals. Visual acts are patterns of `looking' displayed in acquiring the information. In this paper we present a model for visual acts which is based on known features of the human visual perception system and to illustrate the model we use as a case study a task which is typical of mechanical manipulation operations. The model is based on human perceptual discrimination and is motivated by a query-based model of the observer.

Paper Details

Date Published: 6 October 1994
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 2355, Sensor Fusion VII, (6 October 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.189066
Show Author Affiliations
Gerard T. McKee, Univ. of Reading (United Kingdom)
Paul S. Schenker, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2355:
Sensor Fusion VII
Paul S. Schenker, Editor(s)

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