A Model of Image Representation Based on Non-classical Receptive Fields

  • Hui Wei
  • Zi-Yan Wang
  • Qing-Song Zuo
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7368)


In this paper, we utilize the physiological mechanism of non-classical receptive field and design a hierarchical network model for image representation based on neurobiology. It is different from the contour detection, edge detection, and other practices using the classical receptive fields, simulating the non-classical receptive fields physiological mechanism which can be dynamically adjusted according to stimulation for image local segmentation and compression based on image neighborhood region similarity, thus to realize the inner image representation in neural representation level and convenient for extract the semanteme further.


neural model non-classical receptive fields image representation 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hui Wei
    • 1
  • Zi-Yan Wang
    • 1
  • Qing-Song Zuo
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Computer Science, Laboratory of Cognitive Model and AlgorithmFudan UniversityShanghaiChina

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