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Three-Dimensional Laser Imaging in an Archaeological Context

Andrew M. Wallace

in Images and Artefacts of the Ancient World

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197262962
eISBN:
9780191734533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262962.003.0010
Subject:
Archaeology, Methodology and Techniques

This chapter discusses the strengths and weaknesses of techniques of 3D laser imaging based on time of flight and triangulation. Laser scanning by triangulation is a fully developed technology. ... More


Tokens for stereopsis

Ian P. Howard and Brian J. Rogers

in Seeing in Depth: Volume 1: Basic Mechanics/ Volume 2: Depth Perception 2-Volume Set

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195367607
eISBN:
9780199867264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195367607.003.0018
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Cognitive Psychology

The spatial separation of the eyes causes a difference in the images in the two eyes formed by a solid object. These differences, or binocular disparities, form the basis for stereoscopic vision. ... More


Depth contrast and interactive processes

Ian P. Howard and Brian J. Rogers

in Binocular Vision and Stereopsis

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195084764
eISBN:
9780199871049
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195084764.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter begins with a discussion of stereopsis and absolute disparity, simultaneous depth contrast, and successive depth contrast. It then covers stereoscopic interpolation, stereo and figural ... More


Mystery, Measure, and Humility

David E. Cooper

in The Measure of Things: Humanism, Humility, and Mystery

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199235988
eISBN:
9780191696688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235988.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, General, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter contemplates the question of how a doctrine of mystery can provide measure for ones' life. Firstly, it explains how the issue it addresses was reached. Secondly, it argues that one may ... More


Faulkner and Welty and the Southern Literary Tradition

Noel Polk

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781934110843
eISBN:
9781604733235
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781934110843.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

As one of the preeminent scholars of southern literature, Noel Polk has delivered lectures, written journal articles and essays, and discussed the rich legacy of the South’s literary heritage around ... More


The How, When, and Why of Configural Processing in the Perception of Human Movement

James C. Thompson

in People Watching: Social, Perceptual, and Neurophysiological Studies of Body Perception

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780195393705
eISBN:
9780199979271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393705.003.0018
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

While several different neural processes contribute to the perception of biological motion, the responsiveness of a key area, the human superior temporal sulcus (STS), to biological motion appears to ... More


The management of bowel obstruction in advanced gynaecological malignancy

Doreen Oneschuk

in Palliative Care Consultations in Gynaeoncology

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198528067
eISBN:
9780191730351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198528067.003.0007
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter focuses on malignant bowel obstruction (MBO), a common complication in women diagnosed with ovarian cancer, colorectal cancer, and other gynaecological malignancies. MBO generally ... More


Vessel wall injury and growth: pharmacological considerations in atherosclerosis and collateral artery function

Norman K. Hollenberg

in The Pharmacology of Vascular Smooth Muscle

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780192623874
eISBN:
9780191724671
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192623874.003.0015
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

Arteries relax in response to some vasodilators only if the endothelium is present. The obligatory role for vasodilatation of a diffusible factor from endothelium termed ‘EDRF’ for ... More


Occlusion therapy for childhood amblyopia: current concepts in treatment evaluation

Merrick J. Moseley and Alistair R. Fielder

in Infant Vision

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198523161
eISBN:
9780191724558
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198523161.003.0024
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

This chapter, as its title suggests, is concerned primarily with practical issues surrounding amblyopia therapy. Imprecise or inappropriate measurement techniques have limited understandings of ... More


Multiple object tracking in infants: Four (or so) ways of being discrete

Marian L. Chen and Alan M. Leslie

in The Origins of Object Knowledge

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199216895
eISBN:
9780191696039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199216895.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

It has been reported that infants represent the continued existence of an object through occlusion and they can track even multiple objects. Many studies have found that infants track the discrete ... More


Eloquent Blood and Deliberative Bodies: The Physiology of Metaphysical Poetry

Michael Schoenfeldt

in Renaissance Transformations: The Making of English Writing 1500-1650

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748638734
eISBN:
9780748651573
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638734.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter identifies the occlusions that are created by current organisations of knowledge for Renaissance texts. It argues that the post-Cartesian segregation of cognition from corporeality ... More


Grouping and Segmentation of Visual Objects by Baboons (Papio papio) and Humans (Homo sapiens)

Joël Fagot and Isabelle Barbet

in Comparative Cognition: Experimental Explorations of Animal Intelligence

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195377804
eISBN:
9780199848461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195377804.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter discusses the results of a series of experiments aimed at investigating visual-information processing in baboons. Two lines of ... More


Attention, Adumbration, and a Neglected Mark of the Mental

Mark Textor

in Brentano's Mind

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780199685479
eISBN:
9780191765636
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199685479.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Brentano never investigated whether the ‘peculiar feature’ of inner perception—that it can never become inner observation—that distinguishes our awareness of the mental from other forms of perceptual ... More


Sickle Cell Disease

Omar Niss and Russell E. Ware

in Pediatric and Adult Nutrition in Chronic Diseases, Developmental Disabilities, and Hereditary Metabolic Disorders: Prevention, Assessment, and Treatment

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780199398911
eISBN:
9780199398942
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199398911.003.0034
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter discusses sickle cell disease and related conditions, including biochemical, pathological, and clinical abnormalities and factors to be considered in nutritional evaluation (e.g., ... More


The Occlusion, Configural Shape, and Shrinkage Illusions

Stephen E. Palmer and Karen B. Schloss

in The Oxford Compendium of Visual Illusions

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780199794607
eISBN:
9780190654795
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794607.003.0029
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Vision

A suite of three related visual illusions of size and shape are described—the occlusion illusion (OI), configural shape illusion (CSI), and shrinkage illusion (SI)—along with the relations among ... More


A Layered Experience of Lightness and Color

Barton L. Anderson

in The Oxford Compendium of Visual Illusions

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780199794607
eISBN:
9780190654795
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794607.003.0037
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Vision

One of the fundamental debates about our experience of lightness and color involves their representational format. Some theories assert that the visual system decomposes the input into a layered ... More


Amodally Completed Angles

Walter Gerbino

in The Oxford Compendium of Visual Illusions

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780199794607
eISBN:
9780190654795
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794607.003.0097
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Vision

When the vertex of an occluded angle geometrically belongs to the side of the occluding surface, the occluded angle looks distorted. This characteristic effect of coincidental occlusion—called the ... More


Subjective Contours

Barbara Gillam

in The Oxford Compendium of Visual Illusions

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780199794607
eISBN:
9780190654795
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794607.003.0098
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Vision

Subjective contours are perceived edges of surfaces in locations where there is no physical contour in the image. They cannot be regarded as a general neural filling-in process because they only ... More


Ephemeral Vision

Mohan Matthen

in Perceptual Ephemera

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198722304
eISBN:
9780191789120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198722304.003.0015
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Vision is organized around material objects; they are most of what we see. But we also see beams of light, depictions, shadows, reflections, etc. These things look like material objects in many ways, ... More


Phenomenal Presence: An Introduction to the Debate

Fabian Dorsch

in Phenomenal Presence

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780199666416
eISBN:
9780191858284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199666416.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter provides an overview of the debate about the phenomenal presence of features in perceptual experience. First, it delineates the theme of the volume by characterizing phenomenal presence ... More


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