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Lab News

  • May 2, 2019: We are looking for a new postdoc to work on vision and ontologies with us and the Semantic Technologies Lab.
  • April 15, 2019: John Wilder wins National Eye Institute Postdoctoral Travel Grant for VSS. Congratulations!
  • April 11, 2019: Dirk is awarded a two-year XSeed grant in collaboration with Michael Gruninger to study knowledge-based grouping for visual perception.
  • April 05, 2019: Explicitly computed measures of symmetry boost scene recognition by deep convolutional neural network! Check out our new paper, spear-headed by our collaborators at McGill!
  • March 05, 2019: Dirk is appointed Senior Member of the IEEE!
  • March 04, 2019: Congratulations to Lauren Cao and Leo Guo for winning NSERC USRA fellowships to pursue their research this summer!
  • January 12, 2019: Check out Claudia’s new paper in AP&P about mid-level feature contributions to category-specific guidance of gaze!
  • December 20, 2018: Eye movements during study and recognition have distinct roles for scene memory. New paper by Claudia Damiano in Cognition!

Recent Publications

    Morteza Rezanejad, Gabriel Downs, John Wilder, Dirk B. Walther,Allan Jepson, Sven Dickinson, and Kaleem Siddiqi (2019). Scene Categorization from Contours: Medial Axis Based Salience Measures. IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, Long Beach, California. PDF
    Damiano, C, Wilder, J, & Walther DB. (2019). Mid-level feature contributions to category-specific gaze guidance. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics. doi: https://doi.org/10.3758/s13414-018-1594-8. PDF
  • Wilder J., Rezanejad M., Dickinson S., Siddiqi K., Jepson A., Walther D.B. (2019). Local contour symmetry facilitates scene categorization. Cognition. doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cognition.2018.09.014. PDF
  • Wilder, J, Dickinson, S, Jepson, A, & Walther DB. (2018). Spatial relationships between contours impact rapid scene classification. Journal of Vision. 18(8):1. doi: 10.1167/18.8.1. PDF
  • Jung Y, Larson B, Walther DB. (2018). Modality-independent coding of scene categories in prefrontal cortex. Journal of Neuroscience. PDF [stimuli]