Contour integration by the human visual system: Evidence for a local “association field”

  title={Contour integration by the human visual system: Evidence for a local “association field”},
  author={David J. Field and Anthony Hayes and Robert F. Hess},
  journal={Vision Research},
The Gestalt law of "good continuation" has been used to describe a variety of phenomena demonstrating the importance of continuity in human perception. In this study, we consider how continuity may be represented by a visual system that filters spatial data using arrays of cells selective for orientation and spatial frequency. Many structures (e.g. fractal contours) show a form of redundancy which is well represented by the continuity of features as they vary across space and frequency. We… CONTINUE READING
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