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Shine-through: temporal aspects

Herzog, Michael H. and Koch, Christof and Fahle, Manfred (2001) Shine-through: temporal aspects. Vision Research, 41 (18). pp. 2337-2346. ISSN 0042-6989.

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If a vernier stimulus precedes a grating for a very short time, the vernier either remains invisible, but may bequeath some of its properties to the grating (feature inheritance), or might shine through keeping its features — depending on the number of grating elements [Herzog, M. H. & Koch, C., 2001. Seeing properities of an invisible element: feature inheritance and shine-through. Proceedings of the Natlional Academy of Science USA 98, 4271–4275]. Feature inheritance and shine-through represent two different states of feature binding [Herzog, M. H., Koch, C., & Fahle, M., Switching binding states. Visual Cognition (in press)], whereas shine-through depends in subtle ways on the spatial layout of the grating [Herzog, M. H., Fahle, M., & Koch, C., (2001). Spatial aspects of object formation revealed by a new illusion, shine-through. Vision Research]. Here, we show that also temporal parameters of the grating influence shine-through. For example, a delayed presentation of certain grating elements can deteriorate performance dramatically.

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Additional Information:Received 19 September 2000; received in revised form 5 March 2001. © 2001 Elsevier Science Ltd. We like to thank very much two anonymous referees who helped to improve this ms. This research was supported by a fellowship from the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (Forschungsstipendium) and by SFB 517 ‘Neurocognition’ of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft to M. Herzog. C. Koch received funding from the Keck Foundation, NIMH, and the NSF-sponsored Engineering Research Center (ERC) at Caltech. Sven Heinrich’s help in setting up the equipment and maintaining the computers was invaluable.
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Subject Keywords:Masking; Object segmentation; Shine-through effect; Temporal processing; Verniers
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