Spatiotemporal Contrast Sensitivity: Threshold and Suprathreshold

Authored by: Walter Makous

Encyclopedia of Optical and Photonic Engineering

Print publication date:  September  2015
Online publication date:  September  2015

Print ISBN: 9781439850978
eBook ISBN: 9781351247184
Adobe ISBN:

10.1081/E-EOE2-120009733

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Abstract

This entry is devoted to the functional properties of the visual system that relate to the spatial and temporal dimensions of stimuli. The mechanisms that account for these properties will not be covered except insofar as they help to understand those properties. Only the human visual system will be considered except insofar as consideration of other systems helps to clarify the properties of human vision.

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