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The Beginnings of Visual Perception: The Retinal Image and its Initial Encoding. Appendix: Fourier Transforms and Shift-Invariant Linear Operators

Handbook of Physiology, The Nervous System, Sensory Processes

  1. John I. Yellott Jr.1,
  2. Brian A. Wandell2,
  3. Tom N. Cornsweet3

Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/cphy.cp010307

Comprehensive Physiology

Comprehensive Physiology

How to Cite

Yellott, J. I., Wandell, B. A. and Cornsweet, T. N. 2011. The Beginnings of Visual Perception: The Retinal Image and its Initial Encoding. Appendix: Fourier Transforms and Shift-Invariant Linear Operators. Comprehensive Physiology. 257–316.

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of California, Irvine, California

  2. 2

    Stanford University, Stanford, California

  3. 3

    University of California, Irvine, California

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

Abstract

The sections in this article are:

  • 1
    Scope and Organization
  • 2
    Physiological Explanation in Visual Science: Three Classes of Perceptual Phenomena
  • 3
    Visual Acuity
    • 3.1
      Overview
    • 3.2
      The Retinal Image
    • 3.3
      Spatial Modulation Detection
    • 3.4
      Neural Limits of Visual Acuity
  • 4
    Color Vision
    • 4.1
      Scotopic Spectral Sensitivity
    • 4.2
      Monochromacy
    • 4.3
      Dichromacy
    • 4.4
      Trichromacy
    • 4.5
      Color Blindness
    • 4.6
      Seeing Colors
  • 5
    Visual Adaptation
    • 5.1
      Overview
    • 5.2
      Experimental Paradigms
    • 5.3
      Identifying Neural Substrates
    • 5.4
      Single- Variable Theories
    • 5.5
      Concluding Comment
  • 6
    Note Added in Proof