perceptual grouping


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perceptual grouping

The processing of information derived from nerves in the eyes, ears, nose, tongue, skin, and any other sensory structures. This function helps in understanding the environment and forming a coherent image of what is perceived.
See also: grouping
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Perceptual grouping in Gabor lattices: Proximity and alignment.
Effects of similarity on apparent motion and perceptual grouping. Perception, 28, 739-748.
The highlighting method should (1) achieve a high degree of difference in the visual saliency between the highlighted and non-highlighted symbols, (2) apply the motion effect to the highlighted symbols, and (3) support perceptual grouping of the highlighted symbols.
This manipulation increases the likelihood of perceptual groupings based on similarity of form.
The COntour DEtector theory (CODE; van Oeffelen and Vos, 1982, 1983) is based in the perceptual grouping by similarity.

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