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G. Desbordes, , L.T. Negi, Thadeus Pace, B. Alan Wallace, C. L. Raison, and E. L. Schwartz. Effects of eight-week meditation training on hippocampal volume: A comparison of mindful attention training and cognitively-based compassion training. volume 20, page A24. Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, 2014.

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Gaelle Desbordes, Lobsang Tenzin Negi, Thaddeus W. W. Pace, B. Alan Wallace, Charles L. Raison, and Eric L. Schwartz. Effects of mindful-attention and compassion meditation training on amygdala response to emotional stimuli in an ordinary, non-meditative state. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience< 6:2012, Article 292, pp. 1--21/em>

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Mukund Balasubramanian, Jonathan R. Polimeni, and Eric L. Schwartz. Near-isometric flattening of brain surfaces. NeuroImage, 51(2):694 - 703, 2010.
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Oliver Hinds, Jonathan R. Polimeni, Niranjini Rajendran, Mukund Balasubramanian, Katrin Amunts, Karl Ziles, Eric L. Schwartz, Bruce Fischl, and Christina Triantafylou. Locating the functional and anatomical boundaries of human primary visual cortex. NeuroImage, 46(4):915-922,2009.

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M. Balasubramanian, J. R. Polimeni, and E. L. Schwartz. Exact geodesics and shortest paths on polyhedral surfaces. IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Artificial Intelligence (PAMI), 31(6):1006-10016, 2009.

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Oliver Hinds, Jonathan R. Polimeni, Niranjini Rajendran, Mukund Balasubramanian, Lawrence L. Wald, Jean C. Augustinack, Graham Wiggins, H. Diana Rosas, Bruce Fischl, and Eric L. Schwartz. The Intrinsic Shape of Human and Macaque Primary Visual Cortex. Cereb. Cortex, 18:2586-2595, 2008.

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Oliver P. Hinds, Niranjini Rajendran, Jonathan R. Polimeni, Jean C. Augustinack, Graham Wiggins, Lawrence L. Wald, Diana, Andreas Potthast, Eric L. Schwartz, and Bruce Fischl. Accurate prediction of v1 location from cortical folds in a surface coordinate system. NeuroImage, 39(4):1585-1599, February 2008.
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Jonathan R. Polimeni, Mukund Balasubramanian, and Eric L. Schwartz. Multi-area visuotopic map complexes in macaque striate and extra-striate cortex. Vision research, 46(20):3336-3359, October 2006.

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Leo Grady and Eric L. Schwartz. Isoperimetric partitioning: a new algorithm for graph partitioning. SIAM Journal of Scientific Computing, 27(6):1844-1866, 2006.

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Leo Grady and Eric L. Schwartz. Isoperimetric graph partitioning for data clustering and image segmentation. IEEE Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, 28(3):469-475, 2006.

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Jonathan R. Polimeni, Domhnull Granquist-Fraser, Richard J. Wood, and Eric L. Schwartz. Physical limits to spatial resolution of optical recording: Clarifying the spatial structure of cortical hypercolumns. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 102(11):4158-4163, 15 March 2005.

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Leo Grady and Eric L. Schwartz. Faster graph-theoretic image processing via small-world and quadtree topologies. In Proceedings of the 2004 IEEE Computer Society Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, volume 2, pages 360-365, Washington DC, June 27 - July 2 2004. IEEE Computer Society, IEEE.

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Mukund Balasubramanian, Jonathan Polimeni, and Eric L. Schwartz. The V1-V2-V3 complex: quasiconformal dipole maps in primate striate and extra-striate cortex. Neural Networks, 15(10):1157-1163, 2002.

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Jonathan Polimeni and Eric Schwartz. Neural representation of sensory data. Commentary on ``Mental imagery: In search of a theory,'' by Zenon W. Pylyshyn. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 25(2):207-208, April 2002.

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Mukund Balasubramanian and Eric L. Schwartz. The isomap algorithm and topological stability. Science, 295(5552):7, January 2002.

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Eric L. Schwartz and Michael Cohen. Color vision and the four-color-map problem? Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 12(5):911, 2000.

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Giorgio Bonmassar and Eric L. Schwartz. Real-time restoration of images degraded by uniform motion blur in foveal active vision systems. IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, 8:1838-1842, 1999.

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R. J. Wood and E. L. Schwartz. Topographic shear and the relation of ocular dominance columns to orientation columns in primate and cat visual cortex. Neural Networks, 12(2):205-210, March 1999.

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Y. Yeshurun and E. L. Schwartz. Cortical hypercolumn size determines stereo fusion limits. Biological Cybernetics, 80(2):117-131, February 1999.

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B. Fischl and E. L. Schwartz. Adaptive non-local filtering: A fast alternative to anisotropic diffusion for image segmentation. IEEE Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, 21(1):42-48, January 1999.

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Eric L. Schwartz. MIT Encyclopedia of Cognitive Sciences, chapter Computational Neuroanatomy. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 1999.

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Giorgio Bonmassar and Eric L. Schwartz. Representation is space-variant. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 21(4):469-470, August 1998. Commentary on S. Edelman, Representation is representation of similarities.

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Giorgio Bonmassar and Eric L. Schwartz. Improved cross correlation operator for template matching on the Laplacian pyramid. Pattern Recognition Letters, 19(8):765-70, 1998.

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Bruce Fischl, Michael Cohen, and Eric L. Schwartz. Rapid anisotropic diffusion using space-variant vision. International Journal of Computer Vision, 28(3):199-213, 1998.

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Giorgio Bonmassar and Eric L. Schwartz. Space-variant fourier analysis: the exponential chirp transform. IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, 19(10):1080-1089, October 1997.

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Bruce Fischl, Michael Cohen, and Eric L. Schwartz. The local structure of space-variant images. Neural Networks, 10(5):815-831, 1997.

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G. Bonmassar and E. L. Schwartz. Fourier analysis and cortical architectures: the exponential chirp transform. Real-Time Imaging, 3(3):229-237, 1997.

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D. Tal and E. L. Schwartz. Topological singularities in cortical orientation maps: the sign theorem correctly predicts orientation column patterns in primate striate cortex. Network: Computation in Neural Systems, 8(2):229-238, May 1997.

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Bruce Fischl and Eric L. Schwartz. Learning an integral equation approximation to nonlinear anisotropic diffusion in image processing. IEEE Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, 19:342-351, 1997.

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Doron Tal and Eric L. Schwartz. Computing with the leaky integrate-and-fire neuron: Logarithmic computation and multiplication. Neural Computation, 9(2):305-318, Feb. 15 1997.

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Ben B. Bederson, Richard S. Wallace, and Eric Schwartz. A miniaturized space-variant active vision system: Cortex-I. Machine Vision and Applications, 8(2):101-109, 1995.

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Eric Schwartz, Douglas Greve, and Giorgio Bonmassar. Space-variant active vision: Definition, overview and examples. Neural Networks, 8(7/8):1297-1308, 1995.

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Benjamin Bederson, Richard Wallace, and Eric L. Schwartz. Cortex-I: A miniaturized space variant active vision system. In Richard J. Mammone, editor, Artificial Neural Networks for Speech and Vision. Chapman and Hall, London, 1994.

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Richard Wallace, Ping-Wen Ong, Ben Bederson, and Eric Schwartz. Space variant image processing. International Journal of Computer Vision, 13(1):71-90, 1994.

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B. B. Bederson, R. S. Wallace, and E. L. Schwartz. A miniature pan-tilt actuator: the spherical pointing motor. IEEE Transactions on Robotics and Automation, 10(3):298-308, June 1994.

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Pierre Landau and Eric L. Schwartz. Subset warping: Rubber sheeting with cuts. CVGIP: Graphical Models and Image Processing, 56(3):247-266, May 1994.

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Eric L. Schwartz. Computational studies of the spatial architecture of primate visual cortex: Columns, maps, and protomaps. In Alan Peters and Kathleen Rockland, editors, Primary Visual Cortex in Primates, volume 10 of Cerebral Cortex. Plenum Press, March 1994.

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Eric L. Schwartz. Topographic mapping in primate visual cortex: Anatomical and computational approaches. In D.H. Kelly, editor, Visual Science and Engineering: Models and Applications, volume 43 of Optical Engineering. New York : Marcel Dekker, 1994.

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Y. Yeshurun, N. Arad, E. Schwartz, and Z. Wollberg. Acoustical binaural correspondence used for localization of natural acoustical signals. Neural Networks, 7(3):441-447, 1994.

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E. Ruppin, E. L. Schwartz, and Y. Yeshurun. Examining the volume efficiency of the cortical architecture in a multi-processor network model. Biological Cybernetics, 70(1):89-94, 1993.

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Alan Rojer and Eric Schwartz. Visualizing and understanding patterns of brain architecture. In Paolo Dario, Giulio Sandini, and Patrick Aebischer, editors, Robots and Biological Systems: Towards a New Bionics?, volume 102 of North Atlantic Treaty Organization, Scientific Affairs Division. Springer-Verlag, 1993.

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Richard S. Wallace, Ping-Wen Ong, Benjamin B. Bederson, and Eric L. Schwartz. Connectivity graphs for space-variant active vision. In George A. Bekey and Kenneth Y. Goldberg, editors, Neural Networks in Robotics, chapter 20, pages 349-373. Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1992.

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Alan Rojer and Eric L. Schwartz. A quotient space hough transform for space variant visual attention. In Neural Networks for Vision and Image Processing, chapter 15, pages 407-436. MIT Press, 1992.

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Pierre Landau and Eric L. Schwartz. Computer simulation of cortical polymaps: a proto-column algorithm. Neural Networks, 5(2):187-206, 1992.

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C. Frederick and E. L. Schwartz. Conformal image warping. IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, 10(2):54-61, March 1990.

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Y. Yeshurun and Eric L. Schwartz. Ocular dominance columns in macaque V1: a two dimensional stereomap. In Eric L. Schwartz, editor, Computational Neuroscience. MIT Press, Cambridge MA, 1990.

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Eric L. Schwartz. Introduction. In Computational Neuroscience. MIT Press, 1990.

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Eric L. Schwartz, editor. Computational Neuroscience. MIT Press, 1990.

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Alan Rojer and Eric Schwartz. Cat and monkey cortical columnar patterns modeled by bandpass-filtered 2D white noise. Biological Cybernetics, 62(5):381-391, 1990.

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Carl Frederick and Eric L. Schwartz. Brain peeling: view the inside of a laminar three-dimensional solid. Visual Computer, 6(1):37-49, 1990.

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Eric L. Schwartz. Computing the anatomy of the brain. Pixel, 1(1):20-27, January/February 1990.

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Y. Yeshurun and E. L. Schwartz. Shape description with a space-variant sensor: algorithms for scan-path, fusion and convergence over multiple scans. IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, 11:1217-1222, 1989.

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Eric L. Schwartz, Alan Shaw, and Estarose Wolfson. A numerical solution to the generalized mapmaker's problem: flattening nonconvex polyhedral surfaces. IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, 11(9):1005-1008, Sept 1989.

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Estarose Wolfson and Eric L. Schwartz. Computing minimal distances on polyhedral surfaces. IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, 11(9):1001-1005, Sept 1989.

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Y. Yeshurun and E.L. Schwartz. Cepstral filtering on a columnar image architecture: a fast algorithm for binocular stereo segmentation. IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, 11(7):759-767, July 1989.

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Alan S. Rojer and Eric L. Schwartz. A multiple-map model for pattern classification. Neural Computation, 1(1):104-115, Spring 1989.

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E. L. Schwartz, B. Merker, E. Wolfson, and A. Shaw. Applications of computer graphics and image processing to 2d and 3d modeling of the functional architecture of visual cortex. IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, 8(4):12-23, July 1988.

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I. Alter and E. L. Schwartz. Psychophysical studies of shape with Fourier descriptor stimuli. Perception, 17(2):191-202, 1988.

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Eric L. Schwartz and Bjorn Merker. Computer-aided neuroanatomy: Differential geometry of cortical surfaces and an optimal flattening algorithm. IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, 6(3):36-44, March 1986.

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Eric Schwartz. On the mathematical structure of the visuotopic mapping of macaque striate cortex. Science, New Series, 227(4690):1065-1066, 1 March 1985.

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Eric L. Schwartz. Local and global functional architecture in primate striate cortex: outline of a spatial mapping doctrine for perception. In David Rose, editor, Models of the Visual Cortex, chapter 14, pages 146-156. Wiley, Chichester; New York, 1985.

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Eric L. Schwartz, David R. Christman, and Alfred P. Wolf. Human primary visual cortex topography imaged via positron tomography. Brain Research, 294(2):225-230, March 1984.

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Eric L. Schwartz. Anatomical and physiological correlates of visual computation from striate to infero-temporal cortex. IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man and Cybernetics, 14(2):257-271, March-April 1984.

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Eric L. Schwartz. Spatial mapping and spatial vision in primate striate and infero-temporal cortex. In Lothar Spillmann and Bill R. Wooten, editors, Sensory experience, adaptation, and perception: festschrift for Ivo Kohler, chapter 5, pages 73-104. Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Hillsdale, New Jersey, 1984.

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E. L. Schwartz, R. Desimone, T. D. Albright, and C. G. Gross. Shape recognition and inferior temporal neurons. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 80(18):5776-5778, September 1983.

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Eric L. Schwartz. Cortical mapping and perceptual invariance: a reply to Cavanagh. Vision Research, 23(8):831-835, 1983.

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Eric L. Schwartz. Columnar architecture and computational anatomy in primate visual cortex: segmentation and feature extraction via spatial frequency coded difference mapping. Biological Cybernetics, 42(3):157-168, 1982.

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A. D. Weissman and E. L. Schwartz. A flexible high density multi-channel electrode array for long-term chronic implantation. Brain Research Bulletin, 6(6):543-546, 1981.

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Eric L. Schwartz. Cortical anatomy, size invariance, and spatial frequency analysis. Perception, 10(4):455-468, 1981.

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F. J. Varela, A. Toro, E. R. John, and E. L. Schwartz. Perceptual framing and cortical alpha rhythm. Neuropsychologia, 19(5):675-686, 1981.

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Eric L. Schwartz. A quantitative model of the functional architecture of human striate cortex with application to visual illusion and cortical texture analysis. Biological Cybernetics, 37(2):63-76, 1980.

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Eric L. Schwartz. Computational anatomy and functional architecture of striate cortex: a spatial mapping approach to perceptual coding. Vision Research, 20(8):645-669, 1980.

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E. Roy John and Eric L. Schwartz. The neurophysiology of information processing and cognition. Annual Review of Psychology, 29:1-29, 1978.

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E. Roy John, B. Z. Karmel, W. C. Corning, P. Easton, D. Brown, H. Ahn, M. John, T. Harmony, L. Prichep, A. Toro, I. Gerson, F. Bartlett, R. Thatcher, H. Kaye, P. Valdes, and E. Schwartz. Neurometrics. Science, New Series, 196(4297):1393-1410, 24 June 1977.

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W. C. Carithers, T. Modis, D.R. Nygren, T. P. Pun, E.L. Schwartz, H. Sticker, and J. H. Christenson. Regeneration ampliutde of k0s from k0l in carbon. Nuclear Physics, B118:333-338, 1977.

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Eric L. Schwartz. Spatial mapping in the primate sensory projection: analytic structure and relevance to perception. Biological Cybernetics, 25(4):181-194, 1977.

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Eric L. Schwartz. The development of specific visual connections in the monkey and the goldfish: outline of a geometric theory of receptotopic structure. Journal of Theoretical Biology, 69(4):655-683, 1977.

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Eric L. Schwartz. Afferent geometry in the primate visual cortex and the generation of neuronal trigger features. Biological Cybernetics, 28(1):1-14, 1977.

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A. Ramos, E. Schwartz, and E. R. John. Long term recording from cortical and subcortical neurons in unrestrained cats. Physiological Behavior, 16(6):803-806, June 1976.

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W. C. Carithers, J. H. Christenson, P. H. Eberhard, D. R. Nygren, T. Modis, T. P. Pun, E. L. Schwartz, and H. Sticker. Test of the quantum-theoretical behaviour of the K0-K0 system. Physical Review D (Particles and Fields), 14(1):290-292, 1 July 1976.

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Eric L. Schwartz, A. Ramos, and E. Roy John. Cluster analysis of evoked potentials from behaving cats. Behavioral Biology, 17(1):109-117, May 1976.

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A. Ramos and E. Schwartz. Observation of frequency specific discharges at the unit level in conditioned cats. Physiological Behavior, 16(5):649-652, May 1976.

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A. Ramos, E. L. Schwartz, and E. R. John. Stable and plastic unit discharge patterns during behavioral generalization. Science, New Series, 192(4237):393-396, 23 April 1976.

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E. L. Schwartz, A. Ramos, and E. R. John. Single cell activity in chronic unit recording: a quantitative study of the unit amplitude spectrum. Brain Research Bulletin, 1(1):57-68, Jan-Feb 1976.

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W. C. Carithers, T. Modis, D. R. Nygren, T. P. Pun, E. L. Schwartz, H. Sticker, and J. H. Christenson. Measurement of the regeneration phase in carbon from 4 to 10 GeV/c. Physical Review Letters, 34(19):1240-1243, 12 May 1975.

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W. C. Carithers, T. Modis, D. R. Nygren, T. P. Pun, E. L. Schwartz, H. Sticker, J. Steinberger, P. Weilhammer, and J. H. Christenson. Observation of the decay kl0 -> mu+ mu-. Physical Review Letters, 30(26):1336-1340, June 25 1973.

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Leo Grady and Eric L. Schwartz. Faster graph-theoretic image processing via small-world and quadtree topologies. In Proceedings of CVPR04, Washington, DC, June-July 2004. IEEE.

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Jonathan Polimeni and Eric L. Schwartz. Space-time adaptive image representations: Data structures, hardware and algorithms. In Defining a Motion Imagery Research and Development Program Workshop, Virginia's Center for Innovative Technology: Herndon, VA, 28 November 2001. Sponsored by NCSA, NIMA, and NSF.

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B. Fischl and E. L. Schwartz. Fast adaptive alternatives to non-linear diffusion in image enhancement: Greens function approximators and non-local filters. Lecture Notes in Computer Science #1252, pages 327-332, Utrecht, Netherlands, 1997. Scale-Space Theory in Computer Vision, First International Conference, Springer-Verlag.

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Bruce Fischl and Eric L. Schwartz. Learned adaptive nonlinear filtering for non-linear anisotropic diffusion approximation in image processing. In Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Pattern Recognition, volume 4, pages 276-280. The International Association for Pattern Recognition, IEEE Computer Society Press, 1996.

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Giorgio Bonmassar and Eric Schwartz. Lie groups, space-variant Fourier analysis and the exponential chirp transform. In Proceedings 1996 IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, volume 3 of CVPR, pages 229-237, 1996.

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G. Bonmassar and E. L. Schwartz. Geometric invariance in space-variant vision systems: the exponential chirp transform. In Shmuel Peleg and Shimon Ullman, editors, Proceedings of the 12th IAPR International Conference on Pattern Recognition, volume 3, pages 204-207. Int. Association for Pattern Recognition, IEEE Comput. Soc., Inf. Process. Assoc. Israel, IEEE Comput. Soc. Press, 9-13 Oct. 1994.

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E. L. Schwartz and A. S. Rojer. Cortical hypercolumns and the topology of random orientation maps. In Shmuel Peleg and Shimon Ullman, editors, Proceedings of the 12th IAPR International Conference on Pattern Recognition, volume 2, pages 150-155. Int. Association for Pattern Recognition, IEEE Comput. Soc., Inf. Process. Assoc. Israel, IEEE Comput. Soc. Press, 9-13 Oct. 1994.

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G. Engel, D. N. Greve, J. M. Lubin, and E. L. Schwartz. Space-variant active vision and visually guided robotics: design and construction of a high-performance miniature vehicle. In Shmuel Peleg and Shimon Ullman, editors, Proceedings of the 12th IAPR International Conference on Pattern Recognition, volume 2, pages 487-490. Int. Association for Pattern Recognition, IEEE Comput. Soc., Inf. Process. Assoc. Israel, IEEE Comput. Soc. Press, 9-13 Oct. 1994.

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Doron Tal and Eric L. Schwartz. Weber-Fechner transduction: a logarithmic compressive nonlinearity is a generic property of integrate and fire neurons. In World Congress on Neural Networks-San Diego. 1994 International Neural Network Society Annual Meeting, volume 4 of Proceedings of World Congress on Neural Networks, pages 360-367, Hillsdale, NJ, June 5-9 1994. International Neural Network Society, Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

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B. B. Bederson, R. S. Wallace, and E. L. Schwartz. Control and design of the spherical pointing motor. In Proceedings of 1993 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, pages 630-636, Atlanta, GA, USA, May 1993. IEEE.

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Ben Bederson, Richard Wallace, and Eric Schwartz. Calibration of the spherical pointing motor. In David Paul Casasent, editor, Proc. SPIE - Int. Soc. Opt. Eng., volume 1825 of Intelligent Robots and Computer Vision XI: Algorithms, Techniques and Active Vision, pages 781-792, Boston, MA, Nov 16-18 1992. SPIE, SPIE.

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R. S. Wallace, B. B. Bederson, and E. L. Schwartz. Voice-bandwidth visual communication through logmaps: the Telecortex. In Proceedings. IEEE Workshop on Applications of Computer Vision, pages 4-10. IEEE, IEEE Comput. Soc. Press, 30 Nov.-2 Dec. 1992.

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Ping-Wen Ong, Richard S. Wallace, and E.L. Schwartz. Space-variant optical character recognition. In Proceedings. 11th IAPR International Conference on Pattern Recognition. Vol.II. Conference B: Pattern Recognition Methodology and Systems, pages 504-507, The Hague, Netherlands, Aug-Sep 1992. Int. Assoc. Pattern Recognition, IEEE Comput. Soc. Press.

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B. B. Bederson, R. S. Wallace, and E. L. Schwartz. Two miniature pan-tilt devices. In Proceedings. 1992 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, volume 1, pages 658-663. IEEE, IEEE Comput. Soc. Press, 12-14 May 1992.

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Alan S. Rojer and Eric L. Schwartz. Biological basis for space-variant sensor design. i. parameters of monkey and human spatial vision. In Proceedings of the SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering, volume 1382, pages 132-144, Boston, MA, USA, 7-9 Nov. 1991. SPIE, SPIE.

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Alan S. Rojer and Eric L. Schwartz. Design considerations for a space-variant visual sensor with complex-logarithmic geometry. In Proceedings. 10th International Conference on Pattern Recognition, volume 2 of International Conference on Pattern Recognition, pages 278-285, Atlantic City, NJ, June 16-21 1990. Int. Assoc. Pattern Recognition, IEEE Comput. Soc. Press.

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Alan S. Rojer and Eric L. Schwartz. A parametric model for synthesis of cortical column patterns. In IJCNN: International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, volume 2, page 603, Washington, DC, June 1989. IEEE, IEEE TAB Neural Network Committee.

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A. Shaw and E. L. Schwartz. Construction of polyhedral surfaces from serial sections: exact and heuristic solutions. In Roger H. Schneider, Samuel J. Dwyer, and R. Gilbert Jost, editors, Medical imaging III. Image capture and display : 29-31 January 1989, Newport Beach, California, volume 1091 of Proceedings of SPIE-the International Society for Optical Engineering, pages 221-233. Society of Photo-optical Instrumentation Engineers, Bellingham, Wash., USA : SPIE, 1989.

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E. L. Schwartz. Geometric representation of visual data in the cortex of primates: computer reconstruction and modeling of neo-cortical map and column systems. In Richard D. Juday, editor, Digital and optical shape representation and pattern recognition : 4-6 April 1988, Orlando, Florida, volume 938 of Proceedings of SPIE-the International Society for Optical Engineering, pages 146-153. Society of Photo-optical Instrumentation Engineers, Bellingham, Wash., USA : SPIE, 1988.

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E. L. Schwartz and Y. Yeshurun. Towards a non-network approach to `neural modeling': some basic issues of measurements, simulation, and computational significance of brain maps. In M. Caudill and C. Butler, editors, IEEE First International Conference on Neural Networks, volume 4 of International Conference on Neural Networks, pages 225-233, San Diego, CA, USA, June 1987. IEEE.

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Y. Yeshurun and E. L. Schwartz. An ocular dominance column map as a data structure for stereo segmentation. In IEEE First International Conference on Neural Networks, volume 4, pages 371-377, San Diego, CA, USA, June 21-24 1987. IEEE, IEEE.

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Eric L. Schwartz. Computational neuroanatomy. In Proceedings of the Seventh Annual Conference and Exposition: Computer Graphics '86, volume 3, pages 173-184, Anaheim, CA, USA, May 11-15 1986. National Computer Graphics Association.

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Mukund Balasubramanian, Jonathan Polimeni and Eric L.Schwartz. Quantitative evaluation and comparison of cortical flattening algorithms. Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting, 2006.

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Jonathan  R. Polimeni, Olive  P. Hinds, Mukund Balasubramanian, Bruce Fischl, and Eric  L. Schwartz. Characterization of cortical visuotopy in human and macaque: quantitative similarities across subjects and species [Abstract]. NeuroImage, 31(1):S198, 2006.

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Oliver  P. Hinds, Jonathan  R. Polimeni, and Eric  L. Schwartz. Brain surface reconstruction from slice contours [Abstract]. NeuroImage, 31(1):S445, 2006.

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M. Balasubramanian, J. R. Polimeni, and E. L. Schwartz. Quasi-isometric flattening of large-scale cortical surfaces [Abstract]. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts, 2005.

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J. R. Polimeni, O. P. Hinds, M. Balasubramanian, A. J. W. van der Kouwe, L. L. Wald, A. M. Dale, B. Fischl, and E. L. Schwartz. The human V1-V2-V3 visuotopic map complex measured via fMRI at 3 and 7 Tesla [Abstract]. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts, 2005.

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O. P. Hinds, J. R. Polimeni, M. L. Blackwell, C. J. Wiggins, G. C. Wiggins, A. J. W. van der Kouwe, L. L. Wald, E. L. Schwartz, and B. Fischl. Reconstruction and analysis of human V1 by imaging the stria of Gennari using MRI at 7T [Abstract]. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts, 2005.

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Mukund Balasubramanian, Jonathan R. Polimeni, and Eric L. Schwartz. Quasi-isometric flattening of large-scale cortical surfaces [Abstract]. NeuroImage, 26(1):S751, 2005. Presented at the 11th Annual Meeting of the Organization for Human Brain Mapping, June 12-16, 2005, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Available on CD-ROM in NeuroImage vol. 26, No. 1.

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Oliver P. Hinds, Jonathan R. Polimeni, Megan L. Blackwell, Christopher J. Wiggins, Graham Wiggins, André J.W. van der Kouwe, Lawrence L. Wald, Eric L. Schwartz, and Bruce Fischl. Surface reconstruction of ex-vivo human V1 through identification of the stria of gennari using MRI at 7T [Abstract]. NeuroImage, 26(1):S140, 2005. Presented at the 11th Annual Meeting of the Organization for Human Brain Mapping, June 12-16, 2005, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Available on CD-ROM in NeuroImage vol. 26, No. 1.

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Jonathan R. Polimeni, Oliver P. Hinds, Mukund Balasubramanian, André J.W. van der Kouwe, Lawrence L. Wald, Anders M. Dale, Bruce Fischl, and Eric L. Schwartz. Measurement of the two-dimensional structure of the human visuotopic map complex in V1, V2, and V3 via fMRI at 3 and 7 Tesla [Abstract]. NeuroImage, 26(1):S128, 2005. Presented at the 11th Annual Meeting of the Organization for Human Brain Mapping, June 12-16, 2005, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Available on CD-ROM in NeuroImage vol. 26, No. 1.

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Jonathan R. Polimeni, Oliver P. Hinds, Mukund Balasubramanian, André J.W. van der Kouwe, Lawrence L. Wald, Anders M. Dale, Bruce Fischl, and Eric L. Schwartz. Two-dimensional mathematical structure of the human visuotopic map complex in V1, V2, and V3 measured via fMRI at 3 and 7 Tesla [Abstract]. Journal of Vision, 5(8):898a, 2005.

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Robert E. Wagner, Jonathan R. Polimeni, and Eric L. Schwartz. Gibson, meet topography: the dipole structure of the visual field is crucial to a robust estimate of navigation by optical flow [Abstract]. Journal of Vision, 5(8):895a, 2005.

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Neil A. Bomberger and Eric L. Schwartz. The structure of cortical hypercolumns: receptive field scatter may enhance rather than degrade boundary contour representation in V1 [Abstract]. Journal of Vision, 5(8):891a, 2005.

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J. Polimeni, M. Balasubramanian, and E. L. Schwartz. Full-field two-dimensional V1, V2, and V3 visuotopy represented by a quasiconformal map complex [Abstract]. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts, 29(818.18), 2003.

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E. L. Schwartz, J. Polimeni, D. Granquist-Fraser, and R. J. Wood. The structure of singular regions in cortical orientation maps: a function of spatial blur [Abstract]. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts, 29(125.4), 2003.

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D. Granquist-Fraser, J. Polimeni, and E. L. Schwartz. Physical limits to spatial resolution of optical recording: photon scatter and optical defocus [Abstract]. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts, 29(125.3), 2003.

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Doron Tal and Eric L. Schwartz. Statistical analysis and parameterization of experimental and theoretical vortex maps in primate striate cortex [ARVO Abstract]. Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science, 37(3):S938, April 1996. Annual meeting. Fort Lauderdale, Florida, April 21-April 26, 1996.

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Eric L. Schwartz and Alan S. Rojer. A computational study of cortical hypercolumns and the topology of random orientation maps [Abstract]. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts, 18:742, 1992.

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Eric L. Schwartz, Amar Munsiff, and Thomas Albright. The topographic map of macaque V1 measured via 3D computer reconstruction of 2DG serial sections, numerical flattening of cortex, and conformal image modeling [ARVO Abstract]. Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science, 30(3):S298, 1989. Annual spring meeting. Sarasota, Florida, April 30-May 5, 1989.

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E. Schwartz and B. Merker. Flattening cortex: an optimal computer algorithm and comparisons with physical flattening of the opercular surface of striate cortex [Abstract]. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts, 11(364.1):1243, 1985.

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Eric L. Schwartz. Image processing simulations of the functional architecture of primate striate cortex [ARVO Abstract]. Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science, 26(3):S164, 1985. Annual spring meeting, Sarasota, Florida, May 6-May 10, 1985.

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Björn Merker and Eric L. Schwartz. Computer aided anatomy: reconstruction and characterization of the opercular surface of macaque striate cortex [ARVO Abstract]. Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science, 26(3):S164, 1985. Annual spring meeting, Sarasota, Florida, May 6-May 10, 1985.

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E. L. Schwartz. Positron emission tomography studies of human visual cortex [Abstract]. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts, 7(118.11):357, 1981.

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E. L. Schwartz. The analytic structure of the retinotopic mapping of the striate cortex [Abstract]. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts, 2(1636):1133, 1976.

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CVCNS lab tech reports:

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Keith Loris, Estarose Wolfson, and Eric L. Schwartz. Neo-cortical columnar architectures II: Simulation of retinal and cortical primate ocular-dominance-column maps Technical Report CNS-TR-1986-14, Computational Neuroscience Lab, NYU Medical Centera, Aug 06 1986

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Jonathan R. Polimeni, Mukund Balasubramanian, and Eric L. Schwartz. Multi-area visuotopic map complexes in macaque striate and extra-striate cortex. Technical Report CAS/CNS-TR-2006-004, Department of Cognitive and Neural Systems, Boston University, Boston, MA, 2006.

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Jonathan R. Polimeni, Domhnull Granquist-Fraser, Richard J. Wood, and Eric L. Schwartz. Physical limits to spatial resolution of optical recording: Clarifying the spatial structure of cortical hypercolumns. Technical Report CAS/CNS-TR-05-007, Department of Cognitive and Neural Systems, Boston University, Boston, MA, 2005.

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Leo Grady and Eric L. Schwartz. The Graph Analysis Toolbox: Image processing on arbitrary graphs. Technical Report CAS/CNS-TR-03-021, Department of Cognitive and Neural Systems, Boston University, Boston, MA, August 2003.

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Leo Grady and Eric Schwartz. Isoperimetric graph partitioning for data clustering and image segmentation. Technical Report CAS/CNS-TR-03-015, Department of Cognitive and Neural Systems, Boston University, Boston, MA, July 2003. Submitted to IEEE Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence.

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Leo Grady and Eric Schwartz. Anisotropic interpolation on graphs: The combinatorial Dirichlet problem. Technical Report CAS/CNS-TR-03-014, Department of Cognitive and Neural Systems, Boston University, Boston, MA, July 2003. Submitted to IEEE Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence.

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R. J. Wood and Eric L. Schwartz. Topographic shear and the relationship of ocular dominance columns to orientation columns in monkey and cat visual cortex. Technical Report CAS/CNS-TR-98-031, Department of Cognitive and Neural Systems, Boston University, Boston, MA, 1998.

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Giorgio Bonmassar and Eric L. Schwartz. Improved cross correlation operator for template matching on the laplacian pyramid. Technical Report CAS/CNS-TR-98-009, Department of Cognitive and Neural Systems, Boston University, Boston, MA, 1998.

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Bruce Fischl and Eric L. Schwartz. Adaptive non-local filtering: a fast alternative to anisotropic diffusion for image enhancement. Technical Report CAS/CNS-TR-96-033, Department of Cognitive and Neural Systems, Boston University, Boston, MA, 1996.

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Eric L. Schwartz and Alan S. Rojer. Cortical hypercolumns and the topology of random orientation maps. Technical Report 593, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University, 251 Mercer Street, New York, NY, May 1991.

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Keith Loris, Estarose Wolfson, and Eric L. Schwartz. Neo-cortical columnar architectures I: A Generalized Voronoi-region algorithm for multi-column map systems Technical Report CNS-TR-1986-13, Computational Neuroscience Lab, NYU Medical Center, Aug 04 1986

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CVCNS lab theses:

Neil Bomberger. Computational Uses of Receptive Field Scatter: Sparse Image Representation, Fast Nonlinear Diffusion, and Image Segmentation. PhD thesis, Boston University, Boston, MA, 2005.

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Leo Grady. Space-Variant Computer Vision: A Graph-Theoretic Approach. PhD thesis, Boston University, Boston, MA, 2004.

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Robert Wagner. Stereo Active Vision and Peripheral Optical Flow: Computer Vision Applications of the Wide-Field Human Visual Representation. PhD thesis, Boston University, Boston, MA, 2004.

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Dohmnull Granquist-Fraser. Monte Carlo Estimation of Spatial Resolution of Optical Imaging in Visual Cortex and Consequences for Measurement of Cortical Functional Architecture. PhD thesis, Boston University, Boston, MA, 2003.

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Gen-Nan Chen. Fundamental Algorithms of Space-Variant Vision: Non-Uniform Sampling, Triangulation, and Foveal Scale-Space. PhD thesis, Boston University, Boston, MA, 2002.

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Richard J. Wood. Topography of primary visual cortex: Theory and application. PhD thesis, Boston University, Boston, MA, 2001.

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Bruce Fischl. Learning, anisotropic diffusion, nonlinear filtering and space-variant vision. PhD thesis, Boston University, Boston, MA, 1997.

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Doron Tal. Functional spatial architecture of orientation maps in the primate visual cortex. PhD thesis, Boston University, Boston, MA, 1997.

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Giorgio Bonmassar. The exponential chirp transform for log-polar sampled images. PhD thesis, Boston University, Boston, MA, 1997.

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Douglas Greve. Instrumentation and control of a miniaturized active vision system. PhD thesis, Boston University, Boston, MA, 1995.

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Pierre Landau. Computer simulation of cortical polymaps. PhD thesis, New York University, New York, NY, 1993.

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Benjamin Bederson. A Miniature Space-Variant Active Vision System: Cortex-I. PhD thesis, New York University, New York, NY, 1992.

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Ping-Wen Ong. Image processing, pattern recognition, and attentional algorithms in a space-variant active vision system. PhD thesis, New York University, New York, NY, 1992.

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Alan Rojer. Space-variant computer vision with a complex-logarithmic sensor geometry. PhD thesis, New York University, New York, NY, 1990.

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