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Tutorials

Lightness Perception and Lightness Illusions
by Edward H. Adelson

This interactive tutorial demonstrates how lightness illusions provide insights into the underlying mechanisms of the human visual system.
Einstein
Fundamentals of Image Processing
by Hany Farid

The fundamentals of image processing are presented within a unifying linear algebraic framework. Topics in 1-D and 2-D signal/image processing are covered.

Demonstrations

 

Layered Image
Layered Image Representation
by John Y.A. Wang

Describes a system for representing moving images with sets of overlapping layers.
Camera

Plenoptic Camera
by John Y.A. Wang

A novel single lens camera that captures 3-D information.


Camera
Perceptual Grouping and Gelatinous Ellipses
by Yair Weiss

Some demonstrations of the ambiguity of motion and our visual system's use of perceptual grouping in order to resolve this ambiguity.
Illusions

Checkerboard
Checkerboard Illusion
by Edward H. Adelson

Demonstrates how the visual system uses several tricks to determine where shadows are and how to compensate for them.
Munker-White Illusion
Munker-White Illusion
by Bart Anderson

An illusion that demonstrates how the visual system can experience great lighting differences even when two elements are actually the same color.


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Tutorials


Lightness Perception and Lightness Illusions

Fundamentals of Image Processing


Demonstrations

Layered Image Representation

Plenoptic Camera

Perceptual Grouping and Gelatinous Ellipses

Illusions

Checkerboard Illusion

Munker-White Illusion

 



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