1 March 1990 Combining Multiple Forms Of Visual Information To Specify Contact Relations In Spatial Layout
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Proceedings Volume 1198, Sensor Fusion II: Human and Machine Strategies; (1990) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.969998
Event: 1989 Symposium on Visual Communications, Image Processing, and Intelligent Robotics Systems, 1989, Philadelphia, PA, United States
Abstract
An expert system, called Layout2, has been described, which models a subset of available visual information for spatial layout. The system is used to examine detailed interactions between multiple, partially redundant forms of information in an environment-centered geometrical model of an environment obeying certain rather general constraints. This paper discusses the extension of Layout2 to include generalized contact relations between surfaces. In an environment-centered model, the representation of viewer-centered distance is replaced by the representation of environmental location. This location information is propagated through the representation of the environment by a network of contact relations between contiguous surfaces. Perspective information interacts with other forms of information to specify these contact relations. The experimental study of human perception of contact relations in extended spatial layouts is also discussed. Differences between human results and Layout2 results reveal limitations in the human ability to register available information; they also point to the existence of certain forms of information not yet formalized in Layout2.
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H. A. Sedgwick, H. A. Sedgwick, } "Combining Multiple Forms Of Visual Information To Specify Contact Relations In Spatial Layout", Proc. SPIE 1198, Sensor Fusion II: Human and Machine Strategies, (1 March 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.969998; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.969998
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