© 2002

Visual Attention Mechanisms

  • Virginio Cantoni
  • Maria Marinaro
  • Alfredo Petrosino

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Foundations

    1. Vito Di Gesù
      Pages 7-24
    2. Luca Lombardi, Marco Porta
      Pages 41-51
    3. Eliano Pessa
      Pages 61-68
    4. Alexandre Bernardino, José Santos-Victor, Giulio Sandini
      Pages 79-91
    5. Andreas Thiel, Stefan D. Wilke, Martin Greschner, Markus Bongard, Josef Ammermüller, Christian W. Eurich et al.
      Pages 93-100
  3. Attentional Engagements

    1. Marco Piastra
      Pages 101-114
    2. Zhaoping Li
      Pages 115-124
    3. Daniela Zambarbieri, Carlo Robino, Stefano Ramat
      Pages 135-143
  4. Visual Search

    1. Steven Yantis
      Pages 145-154
    2. Vito Di Gesù
      Pages 155-170
    3. Benjamin Y. Schlesinger, Yehezkel Yeshurun
      Pages 171-184
  5. Multiresolution and Planning

    1. John K. Tsotsos
      Pages 185-194
    2. Dorothe A. Poggel, Erich Kasten, Eva M. Müller- Oehring, Bernhard A. Sabel
      Pages 195-203
    3. Guy Lebanon, Alfred M. Bruckstein
      Pages 205-217

About this book


Proceedings of the Fifth International School on Neural Networks "E.R. Caianiello" on Visual Attention MechaProceedings of the Fifth International School on Neural Networks "E.R. Caianiello" on Visual Attention Mechanisms, held 23-28 October 2000 in Vietri sul Mare, Italy.nisms, held 23-28 October 2000 in Vietri sul Mare, Italy.

The book covers a number of broad themes relevant to visual attention, ranging from computer vision to psychology and physiology of vision. The main theme of the book is the attention processes of vision systems and it aims to point out the analogies and the divergences of biological vision with the frameworks introduced by computer scientists in artificial vision.


Stereo attention classification complexity computer vision control cortex fuzzy neural mechanisms neural network neural networks physiology visual attention

Editors and affiliations

  • Virginio Cantoni
    • 1
  • Maria Marinaro
    • 2
  • Alfredo Petrosino
    • 3
  1. 1.University of PaviaPaviaItaly
  2. 2.University of SalernoBaronissiItaly
  3. 3.National Research CouncilNaplesItaly

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