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Direction Selective Silicon Retina that uses Null Inhibition

Benson, Ronald G. and Delbrück, Tobi (1992) Direction Selective Silicon Retina that uses Null Inhibition. In: Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems 4 (NIPS 1991). Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems. No.4. Morgan Kauffman , San Mateo, CA, pp. 756-763. ISBN 1-55860-222-4. https://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20160125-141227675

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Abstract

Biological retinas extract spatial and temporal features in an attempt to reduce the complexity of performing visual tasks. We have built and tested a silicon retina which encodes several useful temporal features found in vertebrate retinas. The cells in our silicon retina are selective to direction, highly sensitive to positive contrast changes around an ambient light level, and tuned to a particular velocity. Inhibitory connections in the null direction perform the direction selectivity we desire. This silicon retina is on a 4.6 x 6.8mm die and consists of a 47 x 41 array of photoreceptors.


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Additional Information:© 1992 Morgan Kaufmann. Our thanks to Carver Mead and John Hopfield for their guidance and encouragement, to the Office of Naval Research for their support under grant NAV N00014-89-J-1675, and, of course, to the MOSIS fabrication service.
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Series Name:Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems
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