figure-ground

figure-ground

The perceptual difference between an object and its surroundings.
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Aspects of visual perception include: visual attention; visual closure; visual form constancy; visual discrimination; visual figure-ground discrimination; and visual memory.
[8] reported that temporal resolution and auditory figure-ground perception is enhanced in dancers compared with non-dancers.
In color photos of museum pieces throughout the Southwest, isomeric design strategies such as liminal-space isomers, tessellated isomers, figure-ground spatial reversals, and optical illusions are identified.
Figure-ground separation is a basic element of visual assessment and is vital for the work of the dermatopathologist.
Once your students have the basics under their belt, they can make a self-portrait comic strip, a reverse figure-ground design or a single-letter collage.
In this paper, we propose a background prior based salient object detection method (BPS for short), which exploits an adaptive figure-ground classification method [18] to classify the object from background, to make the salient object pop-out automatically in given image.
Inspired by the Gestalt framework, three rules are defined for image simplification, including figure-ground segregation, visual patches generation, and visual attention.
An idiosyncratic play of figure-ground relations guides how she translates her digital source images into painting.
It should be noted that, for the two steps, subjects use their auditory figure-ground ability (2).
These models are collected around ten areas of relevance for both fields, forming separate chapters: Sounding, Spot Elevation, Isobath/Contour, Hachure/Hatch, Shaded Relief, Land Classification, Figure-Ground, Stratigraphic Column, Cross Section, Line Symbol and Conventional Sign.
Behind this drama are backdrops of two or three large zones of color whose ambiguous figure-ground relationships underpin the more conspicuous activity up front.
Grossberg, "Neural dynamics of 3-D surface perception: figure-ground separation and lightness perception," Perception and Psychophysics, vol.