Panel Summary Allocation of Attention in Vision

  • Steven Tanimoto
  • Angelo Buizza
  • Carlo Alberto Marzi
  • Massimo Savini
  • Sergio Vitulano


The phenomenon of attention in human vision is a biological solution to the problems of complexity and overabundance of data. Attention is related to such concepts as spatial resolution, multi-resolution representations, and active vision. Attention is also meaningful in cognition and is associated with the idea of consciousness. This panel consisted of short presentations followed by a general discussion.


Visual Attention Panel Summary Stimulus Occurrence Heuristic Evaluation Function Ipsilateral Inhibition 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Steven Tanimoto
    • 1
  • Angelo Buizza
    • 2
  • Carlo Alberto Marzi
    • 3
  • Massimo Savini
    • 2
  • Sergio Vitulano
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of Computer Science and EngineeringFR-35 University of WashingtonSeattleUSA
  2. 2.Dipartimento di Informatica e SistemisticaUniversità di PaviaPaviaItaly
  3. 3.Istituto di Fisiologia UmanaUniversità di VeronaVeronaItaly
  4. 4.Istituto di Medicina InternaUniversità di CagliariCagliariItaly

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