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Models of Saccade-Vergence Interactions

  • George K. Hung
  • Kenneth J. Ciuffreda
Part of the Topics in Biomedical Engineering International Book Series book series (TOBE)

Abstract

Eye fixations in daily life are controlled by two types of eye movements. Saccades rotate the two eyes in the same direction (i.e., conjugately; Fig. 11.1A), such as during reading and scanning of a scene, whereas vergence movements rotate the two eyes in opposite-directions (i.e., disjunctively; Fig. 11.1B), such as during tracking of objects moving in depth. Together, they provide control of binocular fixation in three-dimensional space (Ciuffreda and Tannen, 1995).

Keywords

Transient Divergence Fixation Disparity Vergence Movement Ramp Stimulus Nucleus Reticularis Tegmenti Pontis 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • George K. Hung
    • 1
  • Kenneth J. Ciuffreda
    • 2
  1. 1.Dept. of Biomedical EngineeringRutgers UniversityPiscatawayUSA
  2. 2.Dept. of Vision SciencesState University of New York, State College of OptometryNew YorkUSA

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