GEOMETRY OF VISUAL SPACE:WHAT’S IN A NAME?

  • Jiri Wackermann

Abstract

The present paper focuses on some conceptual issues pertinent to physiological optics andvisual pychophysics. Some notorious problems arising in studies of the geometry of visual spaceare discussed, and the importance of so-called ‘geometric-optical illusions’ for these studies isenunciated. Finally, an overview of the topics of the present theme session is given.

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