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Multiple-channel models of human vision: Bandwidth considerations

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Physiological constraints and mathematical properties of the Fourier transform imply that frequency-selective channels in the visual system must have nonzero bandwidth. Existing experimental results for aperiodic patterns, interpreted in light of a multiple-channel model, indicate not only that nonzero bandwidths must be used in such a model, but also that bandwidths vary with the characteristic frequency of the channels.

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Quick, R.F., Reichert, T.A. Multiple-channel models of human vision: Bandwidth considerations. Kybernetik 12, 141–144 (1973). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00289166

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  • Fourier
  • Fourier Transform
  • Visual System
  • Characteristic Frequency
  • Mathematical Property