The Human Visual System

Authored by: Pouli Tania , Reinhard Erik , Cunningham Douglas W.

Encyclopedia of Image Processing

Print publication date:  November  2018
Online publication date:  November  2018

Print ISBN: 9781482244908
eBook ISBN: 9781351032742
Adobe ISBN:

10.1201/9781351032742-140000477

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Abstract

This entry introduces concepts related to the human visual system and human visual perception. First, relevant radiometric and photometric terms are introduced. Then, the processing of visual signals in the retina and visual cortex are discussed. Finally, implications for human visual processing are considered.

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