Spatial properties of neurons in the monkey striate cortex.

@article{Hawken1987SpatialPO,
  title={Spatial properties of neurons in the monkey striate cortex.},
  author={Michael J. Hawken and Andrew J Parker},
  journal={Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological sciences},
  year={1987},
  volume={231 1263},
  pages={251-88}
}
Contrast sensitivity as a function of spatial frequency was determined for 138 neurons in the foveal region of primate striate cortex. The accuracy of three models in describing these functions was assessed by the method of least squares. Models based on difference-of-Gaussians (DOG) functions where shown to be superior to those based on the Gabor function or the second differential of a Gaussian. In the most general case of the DOG models, each subregion of a simple cell's receptive field was… CONTINUE READING
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