Understanding cone distributions from saccadic dynamics. Is information rate maximised?
(pp. 807 - 813).
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There is not yet a fully satisfactory and quantitative explanation as to why human cones have their particular distribution on the retina. If this distribution is to maximise the rate of the information transfer, it should be proportional to the probability distribution of locations of attended objects. We derive this probability distribution from experiment data on eye movements to test this hypothesis, which provides a quantitative link between saccadic dynamics and the cone distribution. (C) 2004 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.
|Title:||Understanding cone distributions from saccadic dynamics. Is information rate maximised?|
|Event:||12th Annual Computational Neuroscience Meeting (CNS 03)|
|Dates:||2003-07-05 - 2003-07-09|
|Keywords:||photoreceptor distribution, retinal sampling, saccades, ECCENTRICITY, MOVEMENTS, FOVEAL|
|UCL classification:||UCL > School of BEAMS > Faculty of Engineering Science
UCL > School of BEAMS > Faculty of Engineering Science > Computer Science
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