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References and further reading

  • Berkeley, G. (1709) ‘An Essay Towards a New Theory of Vision’, in The Works of George Berkeley, Bishop of Cloyne, vol. 1, ed. A.A. Luce and T.E. Jessop, Edinburgh: Thomas Nelson, 9 vols, 1948–57.

    (Referred to in §1.)

  • Biederman, I. (1990) ‘Higher-Level Vision’, in D.N. Osherson (eds) Visual Cognition and Action: An Invitation to Cognitive Science, vol. 2, Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

    (An example of the ‘decomposition’ approach to object recognition.)

  • Descartes, R. (1637) ‘Optics’, in The Philosophical Writings of Descartes, trans. J. Cottingham, R. Stoothoff and D. Murdoch, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1985, vol. 1, 152–75.

    (Discourses 5 and 6 are particularly relevant.)

  • Descartes, R. (1641) ‘Author’s Replies to the Sixth Set of Objections’, in The Philosophical Writings of Descartes, trans. J. Cottingham, R. Stoothoff and D. Murdoch, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1984, vol. 2, esp. §9: 294–6.

    (Referred to in §1 – Descartes’ ‘intellectualist’ theory of vision.)

  • Fodor, J.A. and Pylyshyn, Z. (1981) ‘How Direct is Visual Perception?: Some Reflections on Gibson’s "Ecological Approach"’, Cognition 9: 139–96.

    (A critical discussion of Gibson’s direct theory of perception. Includes detailed argument but no technicality.)

  • Gibson, J. (1979) The Ecological Approach to Visual Perception, Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin.

    (The most developed statement of Gibson’s theory of perception.)

  • Helmholtz, H. von (1950) Treatise on Physiological Optics, ed. J. Southall, New York: Dover, 3 vols.

    (Influential nineteenth-century account of perceptual processing as a species of inference.)

  • Hinton, G.E. (1992) ‘How Neural Networks Learn from Experience’, Scientific American 267 (3): 144.

    (Includes a discussion of connectionist models of shape recognition.)

  • Horn, B. (1986) Robot Vision, Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

    (A detailed account of work in computer vision, with exercises. Very technical.)

  • Marr, D. (1982) Vision, New York: Freeman Press.

    (Somewhat technical, but includes a clear account of the rationale behind the computational approach to vision.)

  • Rock, I. (1983) The Logic of Perception, Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

    (Account of perceptual processing as a form of hypothesis formation and testing.)

  • Schwartz, R. (1994) Vision: Variations on Some Berkelian Themes, Oxford: Blackwell.

    (A useful discussion of historical work on the problems of vision. Also includes a chapter on Gibson’s theory.)

  • Ullman, S. (1979) The Interpretation of Visual Motion, Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

    (A detailed analysis of the computations involved in visual motion perception.)

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