Figure–ground organization and the emergence of proto-objects in the visual cortex

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von der Heydt, Rüdiger;
(2015)

A long history of studies of perception has shown that the visual system organizes the incoming information early on, interpreting the 2D image in terms of a 3D world and producing a structure that provides perceptual continuity and enables object-based attention. Recor... View more
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