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figure-ground

The perceptual difference between an object and its surroundings.
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For this purpose, SEED will develop novel high-order compositional methodologies for the semantic segmentation of video data acquired by observers of dynamic scenes, by adaptively integrating figure-ground reasoning based on bottom-up and top-down information, and by using weakly supervised machine learning techniques that support continuous learning towards an open-ended number of visual categories.
This figure-ground information would make it easier to judge how fast it was moving and whether you should turn or not.
However, the new format is less tectonic; the former dense, fully colored surfaces now yield to an airy, freer figure-ground relationship.
Arthur Turner's "Color Perceptions" (9781562907990) focuses especially upon color phenomena, including proportion of colors, hue, value, intensity, figure-ground relationships, luminosity, and iridescence.
Challenging the traditional figure-ground relationship, Appel offers us the figure as .
Key themes include the history of Gestalt theory and it relevance to contemporary neuroscience, the relationship between perceptive and receptive fields, the spatiotemporal unity of perception, self-organizing properties of the visual field, the role of attention and perceptual grouping in forming non-retinotopic representations, figural distortions following adaptation to spatial patterns, illusory changes of brightness in spatial patterns, the function of motion illusions as a tool to study Gestalt principles in vision, conflicting theories of color vision and the neural basis of it, the role of color in figure-ground segmentation, chromatic assimilation of visual art and perception, and the phenomena of colored shadows.
Extremely bright colors, as well as contrasting figure-ground patterns also should be avoided in rooms used by psychotic patients who can find them intimidating or overwhelming, according to the study.
Although the book is light on figure-ground plans that could help graphically demonstrate the evolution of the Old Brick Row and other campus groupings, the author's descriptions are very informative.
The visual perceptual processes of figure-ground perception may involve overlapping of figures, enclosure, and proximity of figures, size difference and linking of images.
The MVPT-3 assesses participants for five theoretical constructs of visual perception, including: spatial relationships, visual discrimination, figure-ground, visual closure, and visual memory (Colarusso & Hammill, 2003).
This can be a Figure-Ground relation, in which one entity (i.