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Perception and Control of Self-motion

Edited by Rik Warren, Alexander H. Wertheim, Alexander H. Wertheim

Psychology Press – 1990 – 680 pages

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    June 1st 1990
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Description

This book presents studies of self-motion by an international group of basic and applied researchers including biologists, psychologists, comparative physiologists, kinesiologists, aerospace and control engineers, physicians, and physicists. Academia is well represented and accounts for most of the applied research offered. Basic theoretical research is further represented by private research companies and also by government laboratories on both sides of the Atlantic. Researchers and students of biology, psychology, physiology, kinesiology, engineering, and physics who have an interest in self-motion -- whether it be underwater, in space, or on solid ground -- will find this volume of interest. This book presents studies of self-motion by an international group of basic and applied researchers including biologists, psychologists, comparative physiologists, kinesiologists, aerospace and control engineers, physicians, and physicists. Academia is well represented and accounts for most of the applied research offered. Basic theoretical research is further represented by private research companies and also by government laboratories on both sides of the Atlantic. Researchers and students of biology, psychology, physiology, kinesiology, engineering, and physics who have an interest in self-motion -- whether it be underwater, in space, or on solid ground -- will find this volume of interest.

Reviews

"The book's 22 chapters provide a rich variety of approaches to self-motivation, expanding the Gibsonian perspective…In its breadth as well as depth of approaches, the book is essential for any scholar of self-motion.

American Journal of Psychology

Contents

Contents: Part I:Phenomena, Problems, & Terms. R. Warren, Preliminary Questions for the Study of Egomotion. D.H. Owen, Lexicon of Terms for the Perception and Control of Self-Motion and Orientation. Part II:Visual Aspects. J.J. Koenderink, Some Theoretical Aspects of Optic Flow. K. Nakayama, Properties of Early Motion Processing: Implications for the Sensing of Egomotion. V. Cornilleau-P r s, J. Droulez, Three-Dimensional Motion Perception: Sensorimotor Interactions and Computational Models. L. Wolpert, Field-of-View Information for Self-Motion Perception. G.J. Andersen, Segregation of Optic Flow Into Object and Self- Motion Components: Foundations for a General Model. Part III:Vestibular & Multisensory Aspects. A.J. Benson, Sensory Functions and Limitations of the Vestibular System. A.H. Wertheim, Visual, Vestibular, and Oculomotor Interactions in the Perception of Object Motion During Egomotion. T. Mergner, W. Becker, Perception of Horizontal Self-Rotation: Multisensory and Cognitive Aspects. Part IV:Skill & Control Aspects. H. Mittelstaedt, Basic Solutions to the Problem of Head-Centric Visual Localization. D.H. Owen, Perception & Control of Change in Self-Motion: A Functional Approach to the Study of Information and Skill. J.M. Flach, G. Lintern, J.F. Larish, Perceptual Motor Skill: A Theoretical Framework. W.A. van de Grind, Smart Mechanisms for the Visual Evaluation and Control of Self-Motion. R.J.A.W. Hosman, J.C. van der Vaart, Motion Perception and Vehicle Control. G.L. Zacharias, An Estimation/Control Model of Egomotion. Part V:Special Environmental Aspects. H.E. Ross, Orientation and Movement in Divers. D.N. Lee, Getting Around With Light or Sound. G. Jansson, Non-Visual Guidance of Walking. L.R. Young, M. Shelhamer, Weightlessness Enhances the Relative Contribution of Visually-Induced Self-Motion. Part IV:Self-Motion and the Perception & Control of the Environment. J.S. Lappin, Perceiving the Metric Structure of Environmental Objects from Motion, Self-Motion and Stereopsis. R.E. Shaw, P.N. Kugler, J. Kinsella-Shaw, Reciprocities of Intentional Systems.

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