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Visual categorization: When categories fall to pieces

Lookup NU author(s): Dr Quoc Vuong


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We cannot help but categorize the visual world into objects like cats and faces. An intriguing new study shows that observers automatically discover informative fragments of visual objects during category learning.

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Author(s): Vuong QC

Publication type: Article

Publication status: Published

Journal: Current Biology

Year: 2008

Volume: 18

Issue: 10

Pages: R427-R429

ISSN (print): 0960-9822

ISSN (electronic): 1879-0445

Publisher: Cell Press


DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2008.03.036

Notes: Dispatch on: Hegdé, J., Bart, E., & Kersten, D. (2008). Fragment-based learning of visual object categories, Current Biology, 18(8), 597-601.


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