18. Retinal Image and Phosphene Image: An Analogy

  1. Metin Akay Bachelor of Science, Master of Science in Electrical Engineering, Ph.D. professor chairman author coauthor editor chair guest editor fellow senior member member
  1. Luke E. Hallum1,
  2. Spencer C. Chen1,
  3. Gregg J. Suaning2 and
  4. Nigel H. Lovell1

Published Online: 10 APR 2006

DOI: 10.1002/9780470068298.ch18

Handbook of Neural Engineering

Handbook of Neural Engineering

How to Cite

Hallum, L. E., Chen, S. C., Suaning, G. J. and Lovell, N. H. (2006) Retinal Image and Phosphene Image: An Analogy, in Handbook of Neural Engineering (ed M. Akay), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470068298.ch18

Editor Information

  1. Scottsdale, Arizona, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Graduate School of Biomedical Engineering, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia

  2. 2

    School of Engineering, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, Australia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 10 APR 2006
  2. Published Print: 20 DEC 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470056691

Online ISBN: 9780470068298



  • spatial filtering and prosthetic vision problem;
  • retinal image and phosphene image analogy;
  • cone mosaic disorder


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Prosthetic Vision Problem

  • Formation of Retinal Image

  • Spatial Sensitivity of Retinal Image

  • Pupillary Near Reflex

  • Numerical Experiment

  • Into the Periphery

  • Disorder in Cone Mosaic

  • Conclusion

  • Acknowledgment

  • References