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Analog VLSI Circuits for Attention-Based, Visual Tracking

Horiuchi, Timothy K. and Morris, Tonia G. and Koch, Christof and DeWeerth, Stephen P. (1997) Analog VLSI Circuits for Attention-Based, Visual Tracking. In: Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems 9 (NIPS 1996). Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems. No.9. MIT Press , Cambridge, MA, pp. 706-712. ISBN 0-262-10065-7.

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A one-dimensional visual tracking chip has been implemented using neuromorphic, analog VLSI techniques to model selective visual attention in the control of saccadic and smooth pursuit eye movements. The chip incorporates focal-plane processing to compute image saliency and a winner-take-all circuit to select a feature for tracking. The target position and direction of motion are reported as the target moves across the array. We demonstrate its functionality in a closed-loop system which performs saccadic and smooth pursuit tracking movements using a one-dimensional mechanical eye.

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Additional Information:© 1997 Massachusetts Institute of Technology. T. H. is supported by an Office of Naval Research AASERT grant and by the NSF Center for Neuromorphic Systems Engineering at Caltech. T . M. is supported by the Georgia Tech Research Institute.
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Series Name:Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems
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