Neural and psychophysical models of chromatic and achromatic visual processes

  • Eugenio Martinez-Uriegas
Conference paper
Part of the Research Notes in Neural Computing book series (NEURALCOMPUTING, volume 4)


Color is identified with the physical properties of matter because it is a visual percept that depends to a high degree upon the spectral absorption characteristics of the surface being viewed, provided that the conditions of illumination are not very unusual. More precisely, color is one of the many elemental representations of the environment constructed by those brain processes which we call the visual system. Thus, it is of great interest to elucidate the processing of chromatic information and the neural machinery involved in this task.


Receptive Field Spectral Sensitivity Color Vision Lateral Geniculate Nucleus Psychophysical Data 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Eugenio Martinez-Uriegas
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  1. 1.Sensory Science and Technology Center Visual Sciences ProgramSRI InternationalMenlo ParkUSA

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