Research report 2008 - Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics

Interdisciplinary Research in Perception

Wallraven, Christian; Bülthoff, Heinrich H.

Wahrnehmung, Kognition und Handlung (Prof. Dr. Heinrich Bülthoff)
MPI für biologische Kybernetik, Tübingen

How do we recognize objects? How do we interpret facial expressions? Can we teach computers to see and understand? In this article, we present several research areas of the department "Human Perception, Cognition and Action" of the Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics. The department employs methods from computer vision, computer graphics, and psychophysics in order to understand fundamental processes in perception and cognition.

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