Presentation 1999/1/21
Figure-Ground Asymmetry in Perceptual Filling-in
Yutaka Sakaguchi,
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Abstract(in English) To understand the mechanism of perceptual filling-in, the author examined how the time required for filling-in varied dependent on the pattern difference between the patch(figure)and the backfround(ground). In the experiments, the figure and ground were different in luminance(Exp. 1)or orientation of grating patterns(Exp. 2). As a result, the time for filling-in got longer as the figure-ground difference became larger. Most interestingly, the time changed significantly when the patterns for figure and ground were alternated with each other. The results suggested that perceptual filling-in resulted not simply from the selective fatigue of edge representation, but also from the competition between neural activities representing figure and ground patterns.
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Keyword(in English) filling-in / early vision / asymmetry / competition / luminance / orientation
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Title (in English) Figure-Ground Asymmetry in Perceptual Filling-in
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Keyword(1) filling-in
Keyword(2) early vision
Keyword(3) asymmetry
Keyword(4) competition
Keyword(5) luminance
Keyword(6) orientation
1st Author's Name Yutaka Sakaguchi
1st Author's Affiliation Graduate School of Information Systems, University of Electro-Communications()
Date 1999/1/21
Paper # NC98-75
Volume (vol) vol.98
Number (no) 526
Page pp.pp.-
#Pages 8
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