Visual image processing -- help!

TJ Goldstein tlg4 at po.CWRU.Edu
Sun Aug 22 01:31:27 EST 1993



Can somebody tell me how it is that the image the eye sees gets
to the visual part of the brain?  I know that it travels along
the optic nerve, and I know that the rods and cones emit electrical
pulses, but what kind of pattern is it?

Does anybody even know, or is that just one thing nobody's figured
out yet?

I read once that the brain responds not to an image but to the Fourrier
transform of the image.  I know what a FT is, but I've never managed
to figure out just what that meant.  (And I'm not sure that this particular
book is a good source for that kind of information.)

If anybody knows, I would really appreciate an answer via e-mail.

Thanks!

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