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biconditional

Overview page. Subjects: Psychology — Computing.

A logical statement combining two statements, truth values, or formulas P and Q in such a way that the outcome is true only if P and Q are both true or both false, as indicated in the table.

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CFF

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Abbrev. for critical flicker fusion frequency. 1. The minimal frequency of flashes of light per second below which an intermittent light stimulus...

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CIE color model

Overview page. Subjects: Computing — Psychology.

A color model developed by the CIE and based on a standard observer whose color vision is representative of the human population having normal color vision. The first CIE color model was...

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dominator

Overview page. Subjects: Computing — Psychology.

Anyone or anything that dominates; in visual perception a hypothetical ganglion cell receiving inputs from a group of retinal cones that respond to brightness, its responses being regulated...

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edge detector

Overview page. Subjects: Computing — Psychology.

A cell in the primary visual cortex (Area V1) that responds maximally to a straight edge that is darker on one side than the other and has a particular position and orientation on the...

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flicker

Overview page. Subjects: Computing — Psychology.

Intermittent or rapidly fluctuating light, or the visual sensation resulting from a light stimulus fluctuating periodically in brightness below the critical flicker frequency. Compare...

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Gödel's theorem

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A fundamental result in mathematics stating that, in a given mathematical structure, some propositions cannot be proved to be true or false, i.e. the propositions are undecidable, using...

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hardwired

Overview page. Subjects: Psychology — Computing.

Denoting circuits that are permanently interconnected to perform a specific function, as distinct from circuits addressed by software in a program and therefore capable of performing a...

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Mach band

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Illusory light and dark bands that are seen at the transitions between uniformly illuminated regions of uniform density. Mach bands arise because the human visual system is good at...

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multiple range test

Overview page. Subjects: Psychology — Computing.

Significance tests for differences between means of several samples. The significance levels are adjusted to take account of the fact that more than one comparison is being made.

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