Visual Selective Attention: Outlines of a Choice Model, a Race Model and a Computational Theory

@article{Bundesen1998VisualSA,
  title={Visual Selective Attention: Outlines of a Choice Model, a Race Model and a Computational Theory},
  author={Claus Bundesen},
  journal={Visual Cognition},
  year={1998},
  volume={5},
  pages={287-309}
}
  • C. Bundesen
  • Published 1 March 1998
  • Psychology
  • Visual Cognition
A computational theory of visual selective attention is presented. The theory developed out of a choice and a race model for visual selection from multi-elementdisplays. The choice model (Bundesen, Pedersen, & Larsen, 1984) provides a rule for computation of selection probabilities, which accounts for effects of the selection criterion and the numbers of targets and distractors in the stimulus. The race model (Shibuya & Bundesen, 1988) provides a process interpretation of the choice model and… 

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