Encoding multielement scenes: statistical learning of visual feature hierarchies.

@article{Fiser2005EncodingMS,
  title={Encoding multielement scenes: statistical learning of visual feature hierarchies.},
  author={J{\'o}zsef Fiser and Richard N. Aslin},
  journal={Journal of experimental psychology. General},
  year={2005},
  volume={134 4},
  pages={
          521-37
        }
}
  • J. Fiser, R. Aslin
  • Published 1 November 2005
  • Computer Science
  • Journal of experimental psychology. General
The authors investigated how human adults encode and remember parts of multielement scenes composed of recursively embedded visual shape combinations. The authors found that shape combinations that are parts of larger configurations are less well remembered than shape combinations of the same kind that are not embedded. Combined with basic mechanisms of statistical learning, this embeddedness constraint enables the development of complex new features for acquiring internal representations… 

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