Search asymmetries? What search asymmetries?

@article{Rosenholtz2001SearchAW,
  title={Search asymmetries? What search asymmetries?},
  author={R Rosenholtz},
  journal={Perception & psychophysics},
  year={2001},
  volume={63 3},
  pages={476-89}
}
In order to establish a search asymmetry, one must run an experiment with a symmetric design and get asymmetric results. Given an asymmetric design, one expects asymmetric results, and such results do not imply an asymmetry in the search mechanisms. In this paper, I argue that a number of experiments purporting to show search asymmetries contain built-in design asymmetries. A saliency model of visual search predicts the results of these experiments, using only a simple measure of target… CONTINUE READING
Highly Influential
This paper has highly influenced 10 other papers. REVIEW HIGHLY INFLUENTIAL CITATIONS

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 67 extracted citations

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 20 references

Frame of reference for orientation in visual search

  • S Mori
  • Frame of reference for orientation in visual…
  • 1999
1 Excerpt

Visual Search

  • J M Wolfe
  • Visual Search
  • 1996
1 Excerpt

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…