The bulletin of mathematical biophysics

, Volume 29, Issue 1, pp 153–174 | Cite as

Derivation of a model for the human eye-positioning mechanism

  • Gerald Cook
  • Lawrence Stark
Article

Abstract

A model for the human eye-movement mechanism is derived. The derivation is based on a literature search directed toward identifying and mathematically describing each component through physiological and anatomical considerations. It is felt that although certain parameter values may not be exactly correct (for the data were taken from a wide variety of animals), we can place a great deal of confidence in the configuration.

Keywords

Extraocular Muscle Active Tension Elastic Component Lateral Rectus Medial Rectus 

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© N. Rashevsky 1967

Authors and Affiliations

  • Gerald Cook
    • 1
  • Lawrence Stark
    • 2
  1. 1.F. J. Seiler Research LaboratoryUnited States Air Force AcademyUSA
  2. 2.College of EngineeringUniversity of Illinois at ChicagoChicagoUSA

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