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The Past, Present and Future of Feature Detectors

  • H. B. Barlow
Part of the Lecture Notes in Biomathematics book series (LNBM, volume 44)

Abstract

If one knows where ideas have come from and how a subject has developed one gets a much clearer view of which direction you are pointing and what the next problems may be. I shall therefore start by looking at the past history of feature detectors, then I shall talk a bit about my present work, and I shall conclude with a brief guess at the future.

Keywords

Receptive Field Retinal Ganglion Cell Feature Detector Tolerance Range Sensory Pathway 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • H. B. Barlow
    • 1
  1. 1.Physiological LaboratoryCambridgeEngland

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