The human visual system: An engineering perspective

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This chapter provides a brief introduction to the architecture and function of the healthy visual system. Particular emphasis is placed on the diverse capabilities of the visual system that visual prosthesis researchers may want to emulate, to provide the reader with a realistic sense of the daunting challenges facing workers in this field.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationVisual Prosthetics
Subtitle of host publicationPhysiology, Bioengineering, Rehabilitation
PublisherSpringer US
Number of pages19
ISBN (Print)9781441907530
StatePublished - Dec 1 2011

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Engineering(all)


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