How the retina works

Wil Hadden ask at me.com
Thu Jul 1 13:40:33 EST 2004


"r norman" <rsn_ at _comcast.net> wrote in message
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> On Thu, 1 Jul 2004 17:53:47 +0100, "Wil Hadden" <ask at me.com> wrote:
>
> What you really need is a book like "The Retina: An Approachable Part
> of the Brain" by John Dowling, Harvard U Press,  1987.  That work is,
> in fact, referenced in Mahowald and Mead's "Silicon Retina" paper.
> (Incidentally, it is not polite to ignore coauthors when citing work!"

*blush* sorry, was being lazy!

> R. Masland has a brief introduction to "The Functional Architecture of
> the Retina" in the Dec. 1986 Scientific American.
>
> Just about every book you can find on neurobiology or neurophysiology
> or neuroscience or physiological psychology should have a large
> section, perhaps a whole chapter, on retinal information processing.
> these books are really essential to get a firm understanding of the
> anatomy and physiology behind the information processing.
>
> This seems to be a nice web site on the retina
>   http://retina.umh.es/Webvision/
>

Thanks for the leads, off down to the library for me then!

Wil


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