Special Topics in Vision Science

A pattern of diamond shapes in gradated colors

This image, inspired by the artist Victor Vasarely, illustrates some illusory brightness effects in vision. (Courtesy of Prof. Edward Adelson.)

Instructor(s)

MIT Course Number

9.357

As Taught In

Fall 2001

Level

Graduate

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Course Description

An advanced seminar on issues of current interest in human and machine vision. Topics vary from year to year. This year, the class will involve studying the perception of materials. Participants discuss current literature as well as their ongoing research. Topics are tackled from multiple standpoints, including optics, psychophysics, computer graphics and computer vision.

Adelson, Edward. 9.357 Special Topics in Vision Science, Fall 2001. (MIT OpenCourseWare: Massachusetts Institute of Technology), http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/brain-and-cognitive-sciences/9-357-special-topics-in-vision-science-fall-2001 (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA


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