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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


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, Archaeological 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


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


Ideal occlusion

Claire Nightingale and Jonathan Sandy

in Title Pages

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198714828
eISBN:
9780191916793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198714828.003.0007
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Dentistry


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


Vascular Surgery

Richard G. Molloy, Graham J. MacKay, Campbell S. Roxburgh, and Martha M. Quinn (eds)

in SBAs and EMIs for the General Surgery FRCS

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198794158
eISBN:
9780191917134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198794158.003.0015
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Professional Development in Medicine


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


Ophthalmology

Venki Sundaram

in Oxford Assess and Progress: Clinical Specialties

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198802907
eISBN:
9780191917165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198802907.003.0016
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Professional Development in Medicine

Ophthalmology principally aims to prevent visual loss, restore visual function, and relieve ocular discomfort. The majority of the pathology can be directly visualized ... More


Visual Field Defects in Chorioretinal Disorders

Ron A. Adelman and Patricia Pahk

in Visual Fields

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195389685
eISBN:
9780197562734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195389685.003.0012
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Ophthalmology

Pathologic processes involving the retina or choroid can present with a wide variety of visual field defects. Usually visual field defects of retinal diseases directly ... 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


Suffering Occluded

Emmanuel Falque

in The Guide to Gethsemane: Anxiety, Suffering, Death

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780823281961
eISBN:
9780823284917
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823281961.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

One of the primary features of Christianity is that it accommodates the whole of the suffering of humankind, a suffering that is both moral and physical. Nonetheless the burden of suffering and ... 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


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


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


Cardiac Output Measurement

Patrick Magee and Mark Tooley

in The Physics, Clinical Measurement and Equipment of Anaesthetic Practice for the FRCA

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199595150
eISBN:
9780191918032
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199595150.003.0017
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Anesthesiology

The pulmonary artery catheter was the mainstay of clinical cardiac output measurement for many years, but because of its relatively invasive nature and the lack of ... More


Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS), Polytrauma, Limb Salvage, and UK Trauma Guidelines

Alex Trompeter and David Elliott (eds)

in Trauma for the FRCS (Tr + Orth) Examination

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198749059
eISBN:
9780191916977
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198749059.003.0019
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Professional Development in Medicine


Functional Visual Loss.

Thomas J. Walsh

in Visual Fields

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195389685
eISBN:
9780197562734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195389685.003.0016
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Ophthalmology

Functional loss of vision or visual fields can present some of the most difficult diagnostic challenges, but even more difficult to diagnose are patients who have, in ... More


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