Teton Village, Jackson Hole, Wyoming
January 19 - January 23, 1976
Organizer: George Sperling


Monday, January 19: 4:00 - 8:00 pm Receptive Field Development

Rick VanSluyters, UC Berkeley. Historical Review and Introduction.
Barbara Gordon-Lickey, U. Oregon. Stereopsis in Normal Cats, Siamese Cats, and Cats Reared with Abnormal Binocular Interaction.
Tony Movshon, NYU. Reversal of Deprivation Effects in Kittens.
Rick VanSluyters, UC Berkeley. Monocular Deprivation - Reversal.
Jack Pettigrew, Caltech. Binocular Neurons: Ontogenetic and Philogenetic Aspects from Studies of Kittens and Owls.
Don Mitchell, Dalhousie U. Environmental Factors in Development of Form Perception.

Tuesday, January 20: 4:00 - 8:00 pm Receptive Field Structure, Adaptation, Neural Codes

Ed Famiglietti, Jr., NIH. Anatomical Basis of Receptive Field Organization.
Don Hood, Columbia U. Rods and Cones: Frogs and Humans.
Richard Mansfield, Harvard U. Neural Mechanisms in Encoding Brightness.
Jim Ready (& Russ DeValois), UC Berkeley. Spatial Frequency and Orientation on Selectivity of Cortical Cells in Monkey.
Tony Movshon (& D. H. Tolhurst), NYU. Spatial Frequency, Orientation, and Tests of Linearity in Cat Cortical Neurons.

Wednesday, January 21: 4:00 - 6:00 pm Neural Models
8:15 - 10:15 pm Methods and Models

Steve Grossberg, Boston U. Model of Neural Coding and Development.
Hugh Wilson, U. Chicago. Spatial Inhomogeneity and Cooperativity in Information Processing.
David Marr, MIT. Later Processing of Visual Information.
Dave Sakrison, UC Berkeley. Measurement of Properties of Single Channels in the Visual System.

Thursday, January 22: 4:00 - 6:00 pm and 8:00 - 10:15 pm Visual Detection and Recognition (Perception)

Norma Graham, Columbia U. Spatial Frequency Channels.
Bill Tyler, Bell Labs/Smith Kettlewell-San F. What the Fourier Fovea Tells the Human Brain: Two-Dimensional Pattern Perception.

** Brief Business Meeting **

John Krauskopf, Bell Labs. Detection and Discrimination of Increment and Decrement Flashes.
Howard Hawkins, U. So. Florida. Some Temporal Phenomena in Human Vision.
John Ross, U. Western Australia. Phase Sensitivity in Vision.

Friday, January 23: 4:00 - 6:00 pm Attention, Information Processing, Performance
6:10 - 8:00 pm Short-Term and Long-Term Memory

George Sperling, Bell Labs/NYU. The Sharing and Switching of Visual Attention.
Bob Ollman, Bell Labs (Holmdel). Current Thinking About Reaction Time.
Geoff Loftus, U. Washington. Information Processing Within an Eye Fixation: Revelations from Picture Memory Experiments.
Tom Landauer, Bell Labs. Visual and Auditory Processing of Linguistic Segments.
Walter Kintsch, U. Colorado. Memory from Prose.


Jackson Beatty, UCLA
Gail Carpenter, Boston U.
Harold H. Hawkins, IU. So. Florida
Eric Holman, UCLA
Gerald H. Jacobs, UCSB
Leonard Kasday, NYU
Stanley Klein, Caltech
Misha Pavel, NYU
Joelle Presson
Terrence Sejnowski, Princeton
John Swets, Bolt, Beranek & Newman