On the principle of minimal relative motion--the bar, the circle with a dot, and the ellipse.

  • ZiLi Liu
  • Published 2003 in Journal of vision


Beghi, Xausa, & Zanforlin (1991a) and Beghi, Xausa, De Biasio, & Zanforlin (1991b) have presented visual stereokinetic phenomena. When a bar is rotated in the image plane, it appears to be slanted in depth. Likewise, when a circle with an off-centered dot is rotated, a three-dimensional (3-D) cone is perceived. Finally, when an ellipse is rotated in the… (More)

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