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Depth from motion parallax

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/9780195367607.003.0025
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter discusses the dynamic monocular cue of motion parallax produced by motion of an observer with respect to a 3-D display. Topics covered include general properties of motion parallax, ... More


Interactions between depth cues

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/9780195367607.003.0027
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Cognitive Psychology

Depth cue refers to information about depth arising from a specified visual feature. Depth cues interact in many ways. Information provided by two different cues may be added or averaged or one cue ... More


Spatiotemporal aspects of stereopsis

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/9780195084764.003.0013
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter begins with a discussion of the Purfrich effect, which is the most widely known and well-researched stereophenomenon involving moving targets. It then covers stereopsis and motion in ... More


Perceiving in Depth: Volume 3 Other Mechanisms of Depth Perception

Ian P. Howard

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199764167
eISBN:
9780199949373
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199764167.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Vision, Cognitive Psychology

This volume deals with all depth-perception mechanisms other than stereoscopic vision. It first deals with the visual depth cues of accommodation, vergence eye movements, perspective, interposition, ... More


Neural Mechanisms Underlying Visual Motion Detection in Birds

Douglas R. Wylie and Andrew N. Iwaniuk

in How Animals See the World: Comparative Behavior, Biology, and Evolution of Vision

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195334654
eISBN:
9780199933167
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195334654.003.0017
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter presents a detailed account of how the pigeon brain detects moving objects, derives depth information from motion parallax, and perceives self-motion. All of these functions are ... More


Depth from motion parallax

Ian P. Howard

in Perceiving in Depth: Volume 3 Other Mechanisms of Depth Perception

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199764167
eISBN:
9780199949373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199764167.003.0116
Subject:
Psychology, Vision, Cognitive Psychology

Impressions of depth are created by motion parallax produced by motion of an observer relative to a 3-D display. Depth created by motion parallax has a striking resemblance to that created by ... More


Depth Perception

Nigel Daw

in How Vision Works: The Physiological Mechanisms Behind What We See

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199751617
eISBN:
9780199932375
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199751617.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Cognitive Psychology

There are a number of cues to depth perception, the most important one being disparity, leading to stereopsis. Others are accommodation, convergence, motion parallax, interocular velocity ... More


From Narrated Subjects to Programmable Objects

Seb Franklin

in Control: Digitality as Cultural Logic

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262029537
eISBN:
9780262331135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029537.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This chapter examines the relationship between two socio-cultural formations: the narrative forms that have emerged in conjunction with the control episteme, and the attribution of notions of ... More


Textual Topography: The “Wandering Rocks” Labyrinth

Ciaran McMorran

in Joyce and Geometry

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780813066288
eISBN:
9780813065267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066288.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter examines how the branching narrative framework of “Wandering Rocks” reflects the structure of the manneristic maze and emulates the nonlinear visual structures which are traced by the ... More


Perceptual stability and eye movements

Nicholas J. Wade and Benjamin W. Tatler

in The Moving Tablet of the Eye: The origins of modern eye movement research

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780198566175
eISBN:
9780191584954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198566175.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

The stability of the visual world during eye movements has puzzled students for centuries. It resulted in the distinction between inflow and outflow theories, which remain a matter of much debate. ... More


Measuring the CosmosParallax and the Transit of Venus

John C. H. Spence

in Lightspeed: The Ghostly Aether and the Race to Measure the Speed of Light

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780198841968
eISBN:
9780191878084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198841968.003.0003
Subject:
Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics, History of Physics

A review of the methods the ancient Greeks used to measure the distances between the Earth and the Sun, and the Earth and the Moon, and the size of the Earth, and the lives of the personalities ... More


Parallax Zones: The Founding Fathers and Austral Enlightenment

Paul Giles

in Antipodean America: Australasia and the Constitution of U. S. Literature

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199301560
eISBN:
9780199369218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199301560.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature, World Literature

This chapter considers how the antipodes operated as a realm of utopian fantasy for writers in the early eighteenth century, and how the satirical works of Benjamin Franklin rework this tradition to ... More


Retrodynamics: ‘Back to Front’ Fiction

Paul Giles

in Backgazing: Reverse Time in Modernist Culture

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198830443
eISBN:
9780191873652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198830443.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter’s title, ‘Retrodynamics,’ is taken from a term in mechanics when a rotor’s power thrust is generated through inverse and opposite turns, and its general argument is that an analogous ... More


Conclusion: Modernism’s Fifth Continent

Paul Giles

in Backgazing: Reverse Time in Modernist Culture

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198830443
eISBN:
9780191873652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198830443.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This concluding chapter takes its title from a book of photographs about Australia published in 1931 by E. O. Hoppé. The cover of The Fifth Continent showed the photographer atop a globe looking back ... More


1925, London, New York, Paris: Metropolitan Modernisms — Parallax and Palimpsest

Jane Goldma

in The Edinburgh Companion to Twentieth-Century Literatures in English

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748620111
eISBN:
9780748651863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748620111.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter studies the concepts of parallax and palimpsest in Virginia Woolf's Mrs Dalloway and Hilda Doolittle's Palimpsest, first describing the cultural and political unrest in 1910, and looking ... More


Joseph Losey and Michelangelo Antonioni: the expatriate eye and the parallax view

John Orr

in Romantics and Modernists in British Cinema

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748640140
eISBN:
9780748671090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640140.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The 1960s was the start of a new cinema in Britain, a neo-modern remake of 1920s modernism for the sound era: 1963 with the release of The Servant was as momentous as 1929, and the expatriate eye was ... More


The Parallax View: Why Trust Anyone?

David Thomson

in When the Movies Mattered: The New Hollywood Revisited

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781501736094
eISBN:
9781501736117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501736094.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In this chapter, legendary critic David Thomson revisits Alan J. Pakula's The Parallax View, one of the signature “paranoid thrillers” of the 1970s—a film that offers itself as a color film noir for ... More


Of Things to Come: The and Stories

Jad Smith

in Alfred Bester

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040634
eISBN:
9780252099076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040634.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Although Bester spoke disapprovingly of his early career, dismissing all of his stories written before 1950 as juvenilia, he produced several promising works in the early 1940s, most notably “The ... More


Seeing the Joe Miller

Sebastian D.G. Knowles

in At Fault: Joyce and the Crisis of the Modern University

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780813056920
eISBN:
9780813053691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056920.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter contains a study of the processes of neurology involved in humor detection and what those processes tell us about incongruity and risk-taking in the works of Joyce. A “Joe Miller” is a ... More


“A Great Poet on a Great Brother Poet”: A Parallactic Reading of Goethe and Joyce

Robert K. Weninger

in The German Joyce

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813041667
eISBN:
9780813043678
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813041667.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Following an extended theoretical examination of the continuing relevance of the concepts of influence and rapport de fait for comparative criticism today, this chapter provides a contrapuntal ... More


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