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.
Originele taal-2English
KwalificatieDoctor of Philosophy
Toekennende instantie
  • Rijksuniversiteit Groningen
  • Stavenga, Doekele, Supervisor
  • van Hateren, Johannes, Co-supervisor
Datum van toekenning6-mrt.-1998
StatusPublished - 6-mrt.-1998

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