The visual system of a human or animal that functions in its natural environment receives huge amounts of visual information. This information is vital for the survival of the organism. In this thesis I follow the hypothesis that evolution has optimised the biological visual system to process the images that it commonly encounters i.e., natural images. To this end I investigate the structure of natural images with statistical methods, with as the ultimate aim to gain a better understanding of the visual processing in biological systems. ... Zie: Summary.
|Kwalificatie||Doctor of Philosophy|
|Datum van toekenning||6-mrt.-1998|
|Status||Published - 6-mrt.-1998|