Similarity to reference shapes as a basis for shaperepresentationShimon

  title={Similarity to reference shapes as a basis for shaperepresentationShimon},
  author={EdelmanFlorin CutzuSharon Duvdevani-BarDept},
  • EdelmanFlorin CutzuSharon Duvdevani-BarDept
  • Published 1996
We present a uniied approach to visual representation, addressing both the needs of superordinate and basic-level categorization and of identiication of speciic instances of familiar categories. According to the proposed theory, a shape is represented by its similarity to a number of reference shapes, measured in a high-dimensional space of elementary features. This amounts to embedding the stimulus in a low-dimensional proximal shape space. That space turns out to support representation of… CONTINUE READING

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