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Topological structure in visual perception

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Science  12 Nov 1982:
Vol. 218, Issue 4573, pp. 699-700
DOI: 10.1126/science.7134969

Abstract

Three experiments on tachistoscopic perception of visual stimuli demonstrate that the visual system is sensitive to global topological properties. The results indicate that extraction of global topological properties is a basic factor in perceptual organization.

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