Vision and Visual Dysfunction Set: Vols 1-17

Vision and Visual Dysfunction Set: Vols 1-17

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This is part of a 16 volume thematic encyclopedia on vision covering all research aspects of this mutidisciplinary field by 300 contributors from around the world. Each volume is extensively referenced, illustrated and indexed. The articles relate the current state of our knowledge and areas of continuing advancement and will be updated in additional volumes every five years. It is aimed at libraries in all universities, relevant departments and other insitutions conducting research into vision, medical schools and relevant major industrial concerns such as pharmaceutical, optics and robotics companies.
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  • Hardback | 5272 pages
  • 285 x 385mm
  • Nature Publishing Group
  • London, United Kingdom
  • illustrations, references, index
  • 0333527135
  • 9780333527139

Table of contents

Visual optics and instrumentation, W.N.Charman; evolution of the eye and visual system, R.Gregory and J.Cronly-Dillon; neuroanatomy of the visual pathways and their retinopathic organization, B.Dreher and S.R.Robinson; the neural basis of visual function, A.G.Leventhal; limits of vision, J.J.Kulikowski, I.Murray and V.Walsh; the perception of colour, P.Gouras; inherited and acquired colour vision deviciencies - fundamental aspects and clinical studies, D.H.Foster; eye movements, R.H.S.Carpenter; binocular vision, D.Regan; spatial vision, D.Regan; development and plasticity of the visual system, J.Cronly-Dillon; visual agnosias, O.Grusser and S.Landis; dyslexia, J.Stein; pattern recognition by man and machine, R.Watt; the man-machine interface, J.A.J.Roufs; the susceptible visual apparatus, J.Marshall; index.
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