Interpreting LOC Cell Responses

  • David S. Bolme
  • Bruce A. Draper
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2525)


Kourtzi and Kanwisher identify regions in the lateral occipital cortex (LOC) with cells that respond to object type, regardless of whether the data is presented as a gray-scale image or a line drawing. They conclude from this data that these regions process or represent structural shape information. This paper suggests a slightly less restrictive explanation: they have identified regions in the LOC that are computationally down stream from complex cells in area V1.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • David S. Bolme
    • 1
  • Bruce A. Draper
    • 1
  1. 1.Computer Science DepartmentColorado State UniversityFort CollinsU.S.A.

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