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Spatial Filtering Of Retinal Images By The Human Visual System And Its Consequences For Visual Thresholds
Author(s): I E. Holliday; K. H. Ruddock; P. Skinner
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Paper Abstract

The visual system transmits information from the retina to the brain along several different classes of parallel channel, each with its own characteristic responses. It is therefore inappropriate to describe visual responses in terms of a single overall modulation transfer function. We describe a psychophysical method for the measurement of spatial and temporal responses of single visual threshold mechanisms, present data for two such mechanisms and show how they can be used in the computation of responses to moving targets.

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Date Published: 14 May 1984
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 0467, Image Assessment: Infrared and Visible, (14 May 1984); doi: 10.1117/12.941575
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I E. Holliday, Imperial College (England)
K. H. Ruddock, Imperial College (England)
P. Skinner, Imperial College (England)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0467:
Image Assessment: Infrared and Visible
Thomas L. Williams, Editor(s)

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