On the cortical mapping function – visual space, cortical space, and crowding

@article{Strasburger2019OnTC,
  title={On the cortical mapping function – visual space, cortical space, and crowding},
  author={H. Strasburger},
  journal={bioRxiv},
  year={2019}
}
  • H. Strasburger
  • Published 2019
  • Mathematics, Biology
  • bioRxiv
  • The retino-cortical visual pathway is retinotopically organized: Neighborhood relationships on the retina are preserved in the mapping to the cortex. Size relationships in that mapping are also highly regular: The size of a patch in the visual field that maps onto a cortical patch of fixed size, follows, along any radius and in a wide range, simply a linear function with retinal eccentricity. This is referred to as M-scaling. As a consequence, and under simplifying assumptions, the mapping of… CONTINUE READING

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