• 2021 (Vol.35)

Neural encoding mechanism of the symmetrical crosses in the visual system

© 2018 Yu. A. Chudina

National research centre “Kurchatov Institute”, 123182 Moscow, PL. Akademika Kurchatova, 1, Russia

Received 26 Nov 2017

A comparison of the results of the psychophysical experiment, interpreted in terms of the vector model of signal encoding in the nervous system, with the data presented in the literature studies of the properties of neurons in the visual cortex helped to identify the neural mechanism of detection of symmetric crosses. The visual perception of symmetrical crosses by dedicating two sensory characteristics: shape and location of the cross in the visual field. A neural network encoding symmetric crosses is the result of the interaction of three types of neurons-detectors of lines in the visual cortex with different detector properties.

Key words: visual perception of symmetric crosses, subjective evaluation of differences between pairs of images, multidimensional scaling, vector coding model in the nervous system, block diagram of neural network of symmetric crosses coding

DOI: 10.1134/S0235009218040042

Cite: Yu. A. Chudina Neironnyi mekhanizm kodirovaniya simmetrichnykh krestov v zritelnoi sisteme [Neural encoding mechanism of the symmetrical crosses in the visual system]. Sensornye sistemy [Sensory systems]. 2018. V. 32(4). P. 321-331 (in Russian). doi: 10.1134/S0235009218040042

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