- The reconstruction of Mona Lisa video.
- A blog post I wrote about the Fourier transform trick.
- Youtube video: Nobel laureates David Hubel and Torsten Wiesel recording neurons in cat’s V1.
Suggested readings: Fourier transform
- An introduction to two-dimensional fast Fourier transforms and their applications by Rzeszotarski et al. (1983).
- Fourier transforms and frequency-domain processing (Chapter 5 of Fundamentals of Digital Image Processing: A Practical Approach with Examples in Matlab by Solomon & Breckon, 2011)
Suggested readings: programming
- See this web page from UCSB.
Suggested readings: psychology and neuroscience
- Textbook: Foundations of Vision (1995) by Brian Wandell (read Chapter 7)
- Spatial Vision (1988) by Russell De Valois and Karen De Valois.
- Why zebras have stripes (hint: it’s not for camouflage) - an example of using image processing (similar to the cat vision example we used in class) to understand animal vision, evolution, and ecology.
- Oliva (2013) The Art of Hybrid Images: Two for the View of One. Art & Perception 1, 65-74. This paper provides more details about the “Dr. Angry and Mr. Smile” illusion.
- A gallery of hybrid images.
- von Hofsten et al (2014). Simulating newborn face perception. Can a newborn baby see well enough to recognise the facial expressions of the parents? Yes.
- The ghostly gaze and the disappearing bust of Voltaire. An article on The Age about illusions that we discussed in class.
- Bonnar et al (2002) Understanding Dali’s Slave market with the disappearing bust of Voltaire: a case study in the scale information driving perception. Perception 31, 683-691. This research uses the frequency adaptation technique that we discussed to study the perception of a painting by Salvador Dali.
- De Valois RL & De Valois KK (1980) Spatial vision. Ann. Rev. Psychol. 31, 309-41.