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Curr Biol. 2017 Sep 25;27(18):R1002-R1003. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2017.07.057.

Visual Attention: Size Matters.

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Professor of Ophthalmology & Radiology, Harvard Medical School, and Visual Attention Laboratory, Department of Surgery, Brigham & Women's Hospital, 64 Sidney Street Suite 170, Cambridge, MA 02139-4170, USA. Electronic address: jwolfe@bwh.harvard.edu.

Abstract

When searching real-world scenes, human attention is guided by knowledge of the plausible size of target object (if an object is six feet tall, it isn't your cat). Computer algorithms typically do not do this, but perhaps they should.

PMID:
28950078
DOI:
10.1016/j.cub.2017.07.057
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