Sensory Cue Integration

Edition: 1st

Authors/Editor: Trommershauser, Julia; Kording, Konrad; Landy, Michael S. Landy

Publisher: Oxford University Press (OUP)

ISBN: 978-0-19-538724-7

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This book provides an introduction into both computational models and experimental paradigms that are concerned with sensory cue integration both within and between sensory modalities. Importantly, across behavioral, electrophysiological and theoretical approaches, Bayesian statistics is emerging as a common language in which cue-combination problems can be expressed. This book focuses on the emerging probabilistic way of thinking about these problems.

These approaches derive from the realization that all our sensors are noisy and moreover are often affected by ambiguity. For example, mechanoreceptor outputs are variable and they cannot distinguish if a perceived force is caused by the weight of an object or by force we are producing ourselves.

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Platform: Ovid
Publisher: Oxford University Press (OUP)
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Trommershauser, Julia; Kording, Konrad; Landy, Michael S. Landy
ISBN: 978-0-19-538724-7
Specialty:
Psychology
Language: English
Edition: 1st
Pages: 464

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