Friday (09/14/12)

Interpreting high-resolution images of the living retina

Moderator: Mina Chung, University of Rochester

9:00 AM–Stephen Burns, Indiana University
Retinal imaging in the 21st century

9:30 AM–Donald Miller, Indiana University
Interpreting AO-OCT images of cone photoreceptors

9:55 AM–Christine Curcio, University of Alabama, Birmingham
SD-OCT's four outer retinal hyper-reflective bands (ORHRB) in health and age-related macular degeneration (AMD)

10:20 AM–Discussion Session

Contributed Color Session

11:30 AM–Richard Murray, York University
Human lightness perception is guided by simple assumptions about reflectance and lighting

11:45 AM–Rob Lee, University of Oxford
Perceptual separation of changes in lighting and reflectance can be supported by specularity

12:00 PM–Toshifumi Mihashi, Topcon Corp
Hyperspectral two-dimensional visual stimulator

12:15 PM–Marina Danilova, I.P. Pavlov Institute of Physiology
Enhanced discrimination at a perceptual category boundary: Subjective and performance measures are concomitantly shifted by chromatic adaptation

12:30 PM–Yeon Jin Kim, McGill University
Cross-orientation masking in color vision: application of the two-stage model with suppression within and between eyes

12:45 PM–Steven Buck, University of Washington
A new comparison of brown and yellow

Color and the statistical structure of natural images

Moderator: David Knill, University of Rochester

3:30 PM–David Foster, University of Manchester
Identifying surfaces by color in natural scenes: gamut distribution not volume counts

3:55 PM–William Geisler, University of Texas, Austin
Estimating gray scale and color in natural images

4:20 PM–Michael Webster, University of Nevada, Reno
Color inferences about natural color signals

4:45 PM–Todd Zickler, Harvard University
Spatio-spectral image statistics and their use in computer vision

5:10 PM–Discussion Session

Saturday (09/15/12)

Dysfunction of the visual system in neurodegenerative conditions

Moderator: Ari Green, University of California, San Francisco

8:30 AM–Steve Feldon, University of Rochester
The optic neuropathies–sight unseen

8:55 AM–Randy Kardon, University of Iowa
Can structural analysis of the retinal layers tell us about the status of the brain in neuro-dengerative disorders?

9:15 AM–Laura Frishman, University of Houston
Non-invasive assessment of visual function in demyelinating and neurodegenerative disorders

9:35 AM–Netta Levin, Hadassah University Hospital, Israel
Demyelination affects temporal aspects of perception: an optic neuritis study

9:55 AM–Discussion Session

3D displays and perception

Moderator: Laurie Wilcox, York University

1:30 PM–Martin Banks, University of California, Berkeley
Flicker, motion artifacts, and depth distortions in stereo 3D displays

1:50 PM–Jenny Read, Newcastle University
The visual cues to depth

2:10 PM–Inna Tsirlin, York University
The effect of crosstalk on perceived depth in 3D displays

2:30 PM–Ali Kazimi, York University
Hazardous Stereography

2:55 PM–Discussion Session

Sunday (09/16/12)

Signal suppression: mechanisms and functional roles

Moderator: Lynn Olzak, Miami University

8:30 AM–Michael Rudd, University of Washington
The functional role of contrast normalization in an edge-based theory of cortical color computation and filling-in

8:55 AM–John Foley, University of California - Santa Barbara
Divisive suppression in contrast vision

9:20 AM–C.C. Chen, National Taiwan University
Lateral modulation of contrast detection and discrimination

9:45 AM–Tim Meese, Aston University
Contrast integration and counter suppression: a general scheme for visual hierarchies?

10:10 AM–Discussion Session

Contributed Vision Session

11:00 AM–Kuo-Sheng Lee, National Taiwan University
Possible mechanisms for the contextual effect of macaque V1 receptive fields

11:15 AM–Anasuya Das, University of Rochester
Beyond blindsight: perceptual re-learning of visual motion discrimination in cortical blindness improves static orientation discrimination

11:30 AM–Hyung-Goo Kim, University of Rochester
Dynamic perspective as a proxy for smooth pursuit in coding depth sign from Motion parallax in area MT

11:45 AM–Andrew Haun, Schepens Eye Research Institute
Perceived contrast of complex images

12:00 PM–Laura Young, University of Oxford
Going beyond the wavefront: Improved predictions of performance obtained by accounting for the spatial frequency requirements of the task

12:15 PM–Athanasios Panorgias, UC Davis
Senescent changes in retinal recovery after light stimulation using the mfERG

Controlling the Motion of Attention

Moderator: Tania Pasternak, University of Rochester

1:45 PM–Mary Hayhoe, University of Texas, Austin
Understanding attentional control in the context of behavior

2:10 PM–Steve Heinen, The Smith-Kettlewell Eye Research Institute
Motion integration for pursuit does not hinder attentive motion segregation

2:35 PM–James Brockmole, University of Notre Dame
Reference frames, implied motion, animacy, and the movement of attention

3:00 PM–Eileen Kowler, Rutgers University
Exploring the environment with eye movements and attention

3:25 PM–Discussion Session