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Fenko, A.B. (author)
People perceive the material world around them with their five senses. Information from different sensory modalities is integrated in the brain to create a stable and meaningful experience of objects, including industrial products that accompany us in our everyday life. Some of the sensory systems play a more important role in product experience...
doctoral thesis 2010
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Koenderink, J. (author)
The egg-rolling behavior of the graylag goose is an often quoted example of a fixed-action pattern. The bird will even attempt to roll a brick back to its nest! Despite excellent visual acuity it apparently "takes a brick for an egg." Evolution optimizes utility, not veridicality. Yet textbooks take it for a fact that human vision evolved so as...
conference paper 2011
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Wagemans, J. (author), Van Doorn, A.J. (author), Koenderink, J.J. (author)
We propose a novel method to probe the depth structure of the pictorial space evoked by paintings. The method involves an exocentric pointing paradigm that allows one to find the slope of the geodesic connection between any pair of points in pictorial space. Since the locations of the points in the picture plane are known, this immediately...
journal article 2011
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Bensalma, A. (author), Musy, M. (author), Simonnot, N. (author)
This paper introduces results of three case-studies of large-scale housing estates situated in Nantes (France): Dervallières (1952/1965), Breil Malville (1955/1967) and Malakoff (1967/1971). The main objective of this “grands ensembles” study is to produce knowledge about their architectural and urban atmosphere characteristic. The atmosphere...
conference paper 2011
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Wijntjes, M.W.A. (author)
The perception of pictorial surfaces has been studied quantitatively for more than 20 years. During this time, the “gauge figure method” has been shown to be a fast and intuitive method to quantify pictorial relief. In this method, observers have to adjust the attitude of a gauge figure such that it appears to lie flat on a surface in pictorial...
journal article 2011
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Nijhuis, S. (author), Van Lammeren, R. (author), Van der Hoeven, F. (author)
Exploring the Visual Landscape is about the combination of landscape research and planning, visual perception and Geographic Information Science. It showcases possible ways of getting a grip on themes like: landscape openness, cluttering of the rural landscape, high-rise buildings in relation to cityscape, historic landscapes and motorway...
book 2011
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Read, S.A. (author)
This commentary on Søren Riis’s paper “Dwelling in-betweenwalls” starts from a position of solidarity with its attempt to build a postphenomenological perspective on architecture and the built environment. It proposes however that a clearer view of a technological structure of experience may be obtained by finding technological-perceptual wholes...
journal article 2011
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Wijntjes, W.A. (author), Doerschner, K. (author), Kucukoglu, G. (author), Pont, S.C. (author)
Among other cues, the visual system uses shading to infer the 3D shape of objects. The shading pattern depends on the illumination and reflectance properties (BRDF). In this study, we compared 3D shape perception between identical shapes with different BRDFs. The stimuli were photographed 3D printed random smooth shapes that were either painted...
journal article 2011
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Van Doorn, A. (author), Koenderink, J. (author), Wagemans, J. (author)
We address the topic of “pictorial depth” in cases of pictures that are unlike photographic renderings. The most basic measure of “depth” is no doubt that of depth order. We establish depth order through the pairwise depth-comparison method, involving all pairs from a set of 49 fiducial points. The pictorial space for this study was evoked by a...
journal article 2011
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Kuijsters, A. (author), Redi, J.A. (author), De Ruyter, B. (author), Heynderickx, I.E.J.R. (author)
The ACE project aims at developing an adaptive ambience creation platform which can improve the well-being of elderly people in care centers. The system will contain a sensing platform, which measures and analyses the context in a room and an ambience creation platform, which creates ambiences with proven effectiveness for improving the mood of...
conference paper 2011
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Wagemans, J. (author), Van Doorn, A.J. (author), Koenderink, J.J. (author)
In the physical environment familiar size is an effective depth cue because the distance from the eye to an object equals the ratio of its physical size to its angular extent in the visual field. Such simple geometrical relations do not apply to pictorial space, since the eye itself is not in pictorial space, and consequently the notion ...
journal article 2011
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Mugge, R. (author)
People use the appearance of products as a cue for evaluating functional attributes at purchase. This research provides an understanding of this form-function interdependency by investigating the effect of a business-like personality in product appearance on the perceived performance quality of the product. A business-like personality is...
journal article 2011
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Wijntjes, M.W.A. (author)
The perception of pictorial surfaces has been studied quantitatively for more than 20 years. During this time, the “gauge figure method” has been shown to be a fast and intuitive method to quantify pictorial relief. In this method, observers have to adjust the attitude of a gauge figure such that it appears to lie flat on a surface in pictorial...
journal article 2011
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Van Doorn, A.J. (author), Wagemans, J. (author), De Ridder, H. (author), Koenderink, J.J. (author)
A "picture" is a at object covered with pigments in a certain pattern. Human observers, when looking "into" a picture (photograph, painting, drawing, . . . say) often report to experience a three dimensional "pictorial space." This space is a mental entity, apparently triggered by so called pictorial cues. The latter are sub-structures of color...
conference paper 2011
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Pont, S.C. (author), Van Doorn, A.J. (author), Te Pas, S.F. (author), Wijntjes, M.W.A. (author), Koenderink, J.J. (author)
We present a novel setup in which real objects made of two different materials can be mixed optically in a linearly weighted manner. We conducted a psychophysical experiment in which observers rated optical mixtures of the three combinations of glossy, matte, and velvety green birds. The observers rated the materials on four scales: matte-glossy...
conference paper 2012
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Vreeswijk, J.D. (author), Landman, R.L. (author), Van Berkum, E.C. (author), Hegyi, A. (author), Hoogendoorn, S.P. (author), Van Arem, B. (author)
When applying dynamic route guidance to improve the network performance, it is important to balance the interests of the road authorities and the road users. In this paper we will illustrate how bounded rationality and indifference bands can be taken into account in dynamic route guidance to improve the network performance while respecting the...
conference paper 2012
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Pont, S.C. (author), Koenderink, J.J. (author), Van Doorn, A.J. (author), Wijntjes, M.W.A. (author), Te Pas, S.F. (author)
We present a novel setup in which real objects made of different materials can be mixed optically. For the materials we chose mutually very different materials, which we assume to represent canonical modes. The appearance of 3D objects consisting of any material can be described as linear superposition of 3D objects of different canonical...
conference paper 2012
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Van Doorn, A.J. (author), Koenderink, J.J. (author), Leyssen, M.H.R. (author), Wagemans, J. (author)
We study the effect of stylistic differences on the nature of pictorial spaces as they appear to an observer when looking into a picture. Four pictures chosen from diverse styles of depiction were studied by 2 different methods. Each method addresses pictorial depth but draws on a different bouquet of depth cues. We find that the depth...
journal article 2012
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Koenderink, J.J. (author), Van Doorn, A.J. (author)
“Pictorial space” is the mental structure that appears to be the scaffold for the visual awareness when looking “into” (as opposed to “at”) a picture. Its structure differs from the “visual space” that is the scaffold for the visual awareness when looking into the scene in front of the observer. The structure of pictorial space has been probed...
journal article 2012
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De Ridder, H. (author), Pont, S.C. (author)
In the past decades perceptual (or perceived) image quality has been one of the most important criteria for evaluating digitally processed image and video content. With the growing popularity of new media like stereoscopic displays there is a tendency to replace image quality with viewing experience as the ultimate criterion. Adopting such a...
conference paper 2012
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