Not all summary statistics are made equal: Evidence from extracting summaries across time.

@article{HubertWallander2015NotAS,
  title={Not all summary statistics are made equal: Evidence from extracting summaries across time.},
  author={Bjorn Hubert-Wallander and Geoffrey M. Boynton},
  journal={Journal of vision},
  year={2015},
  volume={15 4},
  pages={5}
}
Over the past 15 years, a number of behavioral studies have shown that the human visual system can extract the average value of a set of items along a variety of feature dimensions, often with great facility and accuracy. These efficient representations of sets of items are commonly referred to as summary representations, but very little is known about whether their computation constitutes a single unitary process or if it involves different mechanisms in different domains. Here, we asked… CONTINUE READING