A Neural Model of Visual Attention

  • Piërre van de Laar
  • Tom Heskes
  • Stan Gielen
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Abstract

We propose a biologically plausible neural model of selective covert visual attention. We show that this model is able to learn focussing on object-specific features. It has similar learning characteristics as humans in the learning and unlearning paradigm of Shiffrin and Schneider [8].

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© Springer-Verlag London Limited 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • Piërre van de Laar
    • 1
    • 2
  • Tom Heskes
    • 1
    • 2
  • Stan Gielen
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Medical Physics and BiophysicsUniversity of NijmegenNijmegenThe Netherlands
  2. 2.RWCP Novel Functions SNN LaboratoryNijmegenThe Netherlands

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