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Author Edelman, Shimon.

Title Representation and recognition in vision / Shimon Edelman.

Publication Info. Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, [1999]

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Description 1 online resource (xxiii, 335 pages) : illustrations
text file PDF
Physical Medium polychrome
Series Bradford book.
Note "A Bradford book."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 303-329) and index.
Contents Problem of Representation -- A Vision of Representation -- Reconstruction -- Representation without Reconstruction -- Feature Detector Redux -- Challenge -- Theories of Representation and Object Recognition -- Recognition-Related Tasks That Require Representation -- Identification and Generalization -- Categorization -- Analogy -- A Formalization of the Notion of Representation -- Problem of Representation -- Representation as a Mapping -- First- and Second-Order Isomorphism -- Computational Theories of Recognition -- Reconstructionist Theories: A Brief Historical Perspective -- Structural Decomposition Theories -- Theories Based on Geometric Constraints -- Multidimensional Feature Spaces -- S-isomorphism: The Theory -- Similarity as Proximity in a Metric Space -- Some Common Objections -- A Metric Similarity Space as a Working Hypothesis -- Shape Spaces -- Kendall's Shape Space -- Transformations and Deformations -- Best-Correspondence Distance -- An Objective Shape Space -- Parameterization of Distal Shape Space -- Scope of Parameterization -- Dimensionality of Parameterization -- Distal to Proximal Mapping -- Levels of Representation of Similarity -- Components of the Mapping F -- Constraints on F -- Implications -- S-isomorphism: An Implementation -- Task-Dependent Treatment of the Measurement Space -- Identification ("Is this an image of object X?") -- Recognition ("Is this an image of something I know?") -- Categorization ("What is this thing?") -- Categorization as Navigation in Shape Space.
Summary Shimon Edelman bases a comprehensive approach to visual representation on the notion of correspondence between proximal (internal) and distal similarities in objects.
Local Note eBooks on EBSCOhost EBSCO eBook Subscription Academic Collection - North America
Language English.
Subject Visual perception.
Visual perception.
Mental representation.
Mental representation.
Recognition (Psychology)
Recognition (Psychology)
Categorization (Psychology)
Categorization (Psychology)
Cognitive science.
Cognitive science.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Edelman, Shimon. Representation and recognition in vision. Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©1999 0262050579 (DLC) 98039260 (OCoLC)39868127
ISBN 0585077304 (electronic book)
9780585077307 (electronic book)
9780262050579 (hc ; alkaline paper)
0262050579 (hc ; alkaline paper)