Visual sensitivity and object recognition

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The limits to human visual sensitivity can be factored into equivalent input noise, mostly due to unreliable communication, and efficiency, mostly due to suboptimal algorithms.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationFrontiers in Optics, FiO 2016
PublisherOSA - The Optical Society
ISBN (Print)9781943580194
StatePublished - Jul 21 2014
EventFrontiers in Optics, FiO 2016 - Rochester, United States
Duration: Oct 17 2016Oct 21 2016

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers


OtherFrontiers in Optics, FiO 2016
CountryUnited States


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Mechanics of Materials

Cite this

Pelli, D. (2014). Visual sensitivity and object recognition. In Frontiers in Optics, FiO 2016 (Optics InfoBase Conference Papers). OSA - The Optical Society.