How We See

A Sense of Optic flow from a moving car Vision is a miraculous sense that most of us with sight take for granted, and yet it consists of an incredible array of perceptive skills that nearly instantaneously work together to present our mind with a sense of the world and the objects within it. On this episode, we deconstruct human vision and then reassemble it in ways that might be transferable to machines. (Visualization of optic flow in a moving car by N. Andrew Browning.)

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Our guest on “How We See” is Ennio Mingolla, a Professor in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at Northeastern University and the head of the Computational Vision Laboratory.