Shape Encoding and Subjective Contours

  title={Shape Encoding and Subjective Contours},
  author={Mike Brady and W. Eric L. Grimson and D. J. Langridge},
Ullman proposes that subjective contc,.us consist of two circles which meet smoothly and which arc tangential to the contrast boundaries from which they originate. The foim of the solution derives from a number of premises, one of which Ullman calls “the locality hypothesis”. ‘Ihis is “based in part on cxpcrimcntal obscrvntions, and partly on a theoretical consideration” ([I 51 ~2). ‘I’hc “cxpcrimcntal observation” rcfcrrcd to is the following: suppose that A’ is a point near A on the filled-in… CONTINUE READING
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