Field of Attention for Instantaneous Object Recognition

  title={Field of Attention for Instantaneous Object Recognition},
  author={Jian-gao Yao and Xin Gao and Hong-mei Yan and Chao-Yi Li},
  booktitle={PloS one},
BACKGROUND Instantaneous object discrimination and categorization are fundamental cognitive capacities performed with the guidance of visual attention. Visual attention enables selection of a salient object within a limited area of the visual field; we referred to as "field of attention" (FA). Though there is some evidence concerning the spatial extent of object recognition, the following questions still remain unknown: (a) how large is the FA for rapid object categorization, (b) how accuracy… CONTINUE READING

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