Towards Artificial Systems: What Can We Learn from Human Perception?

  • Heinrich H. Bülthoff
  • Lewis L. Chuang
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6230)


Research in learning algorithms and sensor hardware has led to rapid advances in artificial systems over the past decade. However, their performance continues to fall short of the efficiency and versatility of human behavior. In many ways, a deeper understanding of how human perceptual systems process and act upon physical sensory information can contribute to the development of better artificial systems. In the presented research, we highlight how the latest tools in computer vision, computer graphics, and virtual reality technology can be used to systematically understand the factors that determine how humans perform in realistic scenarios of complex task-solving.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Heinrich H. Bülthoff
    • 1
    • 2
  • Lewis L. Chuang
    • 1
  1. 1.Max Planck Institute for Biological CyberneticsTübingenGermany
  2. 2.Department of Brain and Cognitive EngineeringKorea UniversitySeoulKorea

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