News tagged with vision science

Better than the human eye

( -- Researchers from Northwestern University and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign are the first to develop a curvilinear camera, much like the human eye, with the significant feature of a zoom capability, ...

dateJan 17, 2011 in Engineering
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Computer Scientists Build Pedestrian Remover

( -- Imagine encountering leashed dogs without dog walkers, or shoes filled just with ankles - when scoping out potential apartments using Google Street View. These are the sorts of visual hiccups that an experimental ...

dateAug 05, 2010 in Computer Sciences
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A human failure, seen at face value

( -- Humans excel at recognizing faces, but how we do this has been an abiding mystery in neuroscience and psychology. In an effort to explain our success in this area, researchers are taking a closer look at ...

dateMar 13, 2009 in Neuroscience
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