A MODEL OF PRIMATE PHOTORECEPTORS

Hugo R. Gonçalves, Miguel V. Correia

Abstract

As experimental research reveals the biological mechanisms behind the processing done by the retina, complete models of the retina become more and more possible. This paper presents a temporal model of primate photoreceptors inspired by the mechanisms discovered in other species. It implements light adaptation based on pigment bleaching and biochemical reactions. The simulation provides similar results to experiments made in impulse, contrast and sensitivity response curves of primate cones and rods.

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Gonçalves H. and Correia M. (2010). A MODEL OF PRIMATE PHOTORECEPTORS . In Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Bio-inspired Systems and Signal Processing - Volume 1: BIOSIGNALS, (BIOSTEC 2010) ISBN 978-989-674-018-4, pages 277-283. DOI: 10.5220/0002746102770283


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@conference{biosignals10,
author={Hugo R. Gonçalves and Miguel V. Correia},
title={A MODEL OF PRIMATE PHOTORECEPTORS},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Bio-inspired Systems and Signal Processing - Volume 1: BIOSIGNALS, (BIOSTEC 2010)},
year={2010},
pages={277-283},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0002746102770283},
isbn={978-989-674-018-4},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Bio-inspired Systems and Signal Processing - Volume 1: BIOSIGNALS, (BIOSTEC 2010)
TI - A MODEL OF PRIMATE PHOTORECEPTORS
SN - 978-989-674-018-4
AU - Gonçalves H.
AU - Correia M.
PY - 2010
SP - 277
EP - 283
DO - 10.5220/0002746102770283