Human Object Perception: Bottom-up and Top-down

Dan Kersten
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Generative models of image features are a basic component of Bayesian theories of vision. How is generative knowledge used by the human visual system? I will describe behavioral and brain imaging results that are consistent with the idea that human visual perception of object properties involves the tight interplay between bottom-up and generative, top-down processes.

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