An Early Cognitive Approach to Visual Motion Analysis

  • Silvio P. Sabatini
  • Fabio Solari
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2829)


Early cognitive vision can be related to the segment of perceptual vision that takes care of reducing the uncertainty on visual measures through a visual context analysis, by capturing regularities over large, overlapping retinal locations, a step that precedes the true understanding of the scene. In this perspective, we defined a general framework to specify context sensitive motion filters based on elementary descriptive components of optic flow fields. The resulting regularized patch-based motion estimation obtained in real-world sequences validated the approach.


Retinal Location Process Equation Early Vision Pure Translation Medial Superior Temporal 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Silvio P. Sabatini
    • 1
  • Fabio Solari
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Biophysical and Electronic EngineeringUniversity of GenovaGenovaItaly

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