Chapter

Pictorial Relief

Jan J. Koenderink, Andrea J. van Doorn and Astrid M. L. Kappers

in Seeing Spatial Form

Published in print November 2005 | ISBN: 9780195172881
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780199847570 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195172881.003.0002
Pictorial Relief

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Pictorial space is a mental entity that coincides with experience. It is seen as controlled hallucination and is greatly related to consciousness. This chapter provides the early beginnings of pictorial space and the method by which to approach the investigation on it, i.e., by psychophysics. It also discusses the influence of the viewing mode, pictorial cue, and method on the investigation. The geometry of pictorial space is also presented.

Keywords: pictorial space; stereopsis; significant geometry; veridicality; psychophysics

Chapter.  10476 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Cognitive Psychology

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