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The Inputs to Global Form Detection

David R. Badcock and Colin W. G. Clifford

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/9780195172881.003.0004
The Inputs to Global Form Detection

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Global form information is formed through visual system processes. Objects undergo detection, segmentation, and description. The processing hierarchy of spatial form starts with early and intermediate levels. This chapter deals further with global form detection by studying Glass patterns and presenting a model of its functional structure.

Keywords: global form; detection; Glass pattern; perception; spatial form

Chapter.  4950 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Cognitive Psychology

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