Symposium shedule

Monday, 29 | Tuesday, 30 | Wednesday, 31 | Thursday , 01


Monday August 29th back to top

What is in your mind?: Inversion Problems in Vision Science (chair: Jesus Malo) (Hall 2: Oriol Martorell)

  • 9:00-9:20 - NeuroInformation Processing Machines. Aurel A Lazar
  • 9:20-9:40 - A fully computable model of stimulus-driven and top-down effects in high-level visual cortex. Kendrick Kay, Jason Yeatman
  • 9:40-10:00 - Neural decisions under perceptual uncertainty. Janneke F Jehee
  • 10:00-10:20 - Modeling and decoding of natural visual cognition. Shinji Nishimoto
  • 10:20-10:40 - Non-linear encoding and linear decoding in the retina. Olivier Marre, Ulisse Ferrari, Christophe Gardella, Stephane Deny, Thierry Mora
  • 10:40-11:00 - Deep neural networks: a new framework for modeling biological vision and brain information processing. Nikolaus Kriegeskorte

Perceptual models of lighting (chair: Richard F. Murray) (Hall 3: Tete Montoliu)

  • 9:00-9:20 - Lighting as a perceptual grouping problem.. Alan L Gilchrist
  • 9:20-9:40 - Interactions between illumination, shape and reflectance. Wendy J Adams
  • 9:40-10:00 - A contrast-based model of lightness perception. Marianne Maertens, Robert Shapley, Christiane Wiebel
  • 10:00-10:20 - Human vision uses a flexible model of lighting variations. Richard F Murray, John D. Wilder, Minjung Kim
  • 10:20-10:40 - The appearance of light. Sylvia Pont
  • 10:40-11:00 - Equivalent illumination models and the cues selecting them. Laurence T Maloney


Tuesday August 30th back to top

New directions in active vision - interacting with complex environments (chairs: Anna Montagnini, Eli Brenner) (Hall 1. Pau Casals)

  • 9:00-9:20 - Covert attention within the foveola. Martina Poletti, Michele Rucci, Marisa Carrasco
  • 9:20-9:40 - Enhanced sensitivity to scene symmetry as a consequence of saccadic spatio-temporal sampling. Andrew I Meso, Jason Bell, Guillaume S. Masson, Anna Montagnini
  • 9:40-10:00 - Perceptual re-calibration through transsaccadic change. Matteo Valsecchi, Karl Gegenfurtner
  • 10:00-10:20 - Why do we follow targets with our eyes during interception?. Cristina de la Malla, Jeroen B. J. Smeets, Eli Brenner
  • 10:20-10:40 - The role of allocentric information when walking towards a goal. Danlu Cen, Simon Rushton, Seralynne Vann
  • 10:40-11:00 - From multisensory integration to new rehabilitation technology for visually impaired children and adults. Monica Gori, Giulia Cappagli, Elena Cocchi, Gabriel Baud-Bovy, Sara Finocchietti

Color: Cone Opponency and Beyond (chair: Rhea Eskew) (Hall 2: Oriol Martorell)

  • 9:00-9:20 - Colour Physiology in Subcortical Pathways. Paul R Martin
  • 9:20-9:40 - Color as a tool to uncover the organizational principles of object cortex in monkeys and humans. Rosa Lafer-Sousa, Nancy Kanwisher, Bevil Conway
  • 9:40-10:00 - Neural processing of color in higher cortical areas. Hidehiko Komatsu
  • 10:00-10:20 - Understanding color preferences: from cone-contrasts to ecological associations. Karen B Schloss
  • 10:20-10:40 - Color Psychophysics in the Distal Stimulus. David Brainard


Wednesday August 31th back to top

Dynamic sequential effects in visual perception (chair: Qasim Zaidi) (Hall 1. Pau Casals)

  • 9:00-9:15 - The Continuity Field (CF): a mechanism for perceptual stability via serial dependence. David Whitney, Wesley Chaney, Jason Fischer, Alina Liberman, Mauro Manassi, Ye Xia
  • 9:15-9:30 - Humans exploit optimally serial dependencies. Guido Marco Cicchini, David Burr
  • 9:30-9:45 - Choice-induced aftereffects in visual perception. Alan A Stocker
  • 9:45-10:00 - Sequential integration in color identification. Qasim Zaidi, Zhehao Huang
  • 10:00-10:15 - Varieties of serial dependency in perceptual state variables. Mark Wexler
  • 10:15-10:30 - Change-related weighting of statistical information in visual sequential decision making. József Fiser, József Arató, Abbas Khani, Gregor Rainer
  • 10:30-11:00 - Discussion

Thursday September 1st back to top

Visual Perception in Healthy Ageing (chair: Karin S. Pilz) (Hall 2: Oriol Martorell)

  • 9:00-9:20 - Healthy ageing and visual motion perception. Karin S Pilz
  • 9:20-9:40 - How does age limit learning on perceptual tasks?. Ben Webb, Paul McGraw, Andrew Astle
  • 9:40-10:00 - Is there a common cause for perceptual decline in the aging brain?. Michael H Herzog, Karin Pilz, Aaron Clarke, Marina Kunchulia, Albulena Shaqiri
  • 10:00-10:20 - Keeping focused: Selective attention and its effect on visual processing in healthy old age. Cliodhna Quigley, Søren Andersen, Matthias Müller
  • 10:20-10:40 - Eye movements as a window to decline and stability across adult lifespan. Jutta Billino

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