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Title: Processing Visual Images

The back of the eye is lined by an extraordinary biological pixel detector, the retina. This neural network is able to extract vital information about the external visual world, and transmit this infomore »rmation in a timely manner to the brain. In this talk, Professor Litke will describe a system that has been implemented to study how the retina processes and encodes dynamic visual images. Based on techniques and expertise acquired in the development of silicon microstrip detectors for high energy physics experiments, this system can simultaneously record the extracellular electrical activity of hundreds of retinal output neurons. After presenting first results obtained with this system, Professor Litke will describe additional applications of this incredible technology.« less
Title: Processing Visual Images
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Publication Date: 2006-03-27
OSTI Identifier: 987387
DOE Contract Number: AC02-76SF00515
Other Number(s): Other: Processing Visual Images
Resource Type: Multimedia
Specific Type: Multimedia Presentation
Resource Relation: Conference: SLAC Colloquium Series, SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, Menlo Park, California, presented on March 27, 2006
Research Org: SLAC (SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory (SLAC), Menlo Park, CA (United States))
Sponsoring Org: USDOE Office of Science (SC)
Subject: 60 APPLIED LIFE SCIENCES ; 72 PHYSICS OF ELEMENTARY PARTICLES AND FIELDS ; RETINA ; DETECTOR ; HIGH ENERGY PHYSICS
Publisher: Science Videos from the SLAC Colloquium Series
Country of Publication: United States
Language: English
Run Time: 1:10:49
System Entry Date: 2018-01-05