Monthly Archives: June 2012

La science du concret

Cette langue au vocabulaire restreint, qui sait exprimer n’importe quel message par des combinaisons d’opposition entre des unités consécutives, cette logique de la compréhension pour qui les contenus sont indissociables de la forme, cette systématique des classes finies, cet univers … Continue reading

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Robert William Ditchburn – Light

R.W. Ditchburn – Light The loss of visual perception or “blankout” which occurs when a homogeneous field (Ganzfeld) is presented monocularly is prevented when the same field is viewed binocularly. Thus, blankout cannot be retinal; and contours or transients in … Continue reading

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crystal optics [¦krist·əl ′äp·tiks]

The study of the propagation of light, and associated phenomena, in crystalline solids. McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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Impairments caused by head injury

Illustration by McKenzie Illustrations   National Institutes of Health  Traumatic Brain Injury  Rehabilitation Consensus Statement, October 1998.

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a key ingredient of intelligent systems

The cognitive mechanisms that are currently implemented in robotic systems focus mainly on the spatial aspects of the world, resulting in artificial agents which are “stuck in time” (a phrase borrowed from Roberts, 2002). Temporal cognition: a key ingredient of intelligent … Continue reading

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Receptive Field

… large-scale integration effects are thought to be generally involved in the generation of stable visual percepts. A famous example of this kind is the aperture problem (Hildreth and Koch, 1987 ; Wallach, 1935 ). The area where a neuron in the visual system can … Continue reading

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