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Bratch, A., Chen, Y., Engel, S. A., & Kersten, D. J. (2021). Visual adaptation selective for individual limbs reveals hierarchical human body representation. Journal of Vision, 21(5), 18–18.

Liu, S., Liu, Y., Kersten, D. J., Shakespeare, R. A., Thompson, W. B., & Legge, G. E. (2021). Validating a model of architectural hazard visibility with low-vision observers. PloS One, 16(11), e0260267.

Thompson, W. B., Shakespeare, R. A., Liu, S., Creem-Regehr, S. H., Kersten, D. J., & Legge, G. E. (2021). Evaluating the visibility of architectural features for people with low vision–a quantitative approach. Leukos, 1–19.

Zhu, H., Yuille, A., & Kersten, D. (2021). Three-dimensional pose discrimination in natural images of humans. Proceedings of the annual meeting of the cognitive science society, 43.

Vizioli, L., De Martino, F., Petro, L. S., Kersten, D., Ugurbil, K., Yacoub, E., & Muckli, L. (2020). Multivoxel pattern of blood oxygen level dependent activity can be sensitive to stimulus specific fine scale responses. Scientific Reports, 10(1), 1–18.

Vizioli, L., De Martino, F., Petro, L. S., Kersten, D., Ugurbil, K., Yacoub, E., & Muckli, L. (2019). Multivoxel pattern of blood oxygen level dependent activity can be sensitive to stimulus specific fine scale responses. bioRxiv.

Peterson, L. M., Kersten, D. J., & Mannion, D. J. (2018). Surface curvature from kinetic depth can affect lightness. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 44(12), 1856.

Morgenstern, Y., & Kersten, D. J. (2017). The perceptual dimensions of natural dynamic flow. Journal of Vision, 17(12), 7–7.

Thompson, W. B., Legge, G. E., Kersten, D. J., Shakespeare, R. A., & Lei, Q. (2017). Simulating visibility under reduced acuity and contrast sensitivity. JOSA A, 34(4), 583–593.

Fan, X., Wang, L., Shao, H., Kersten, D., & He, S. (2016). Temporally flexible feedback signal to foveal cortex for peripheral object recognition. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 113(41), 11627–11632.

Kersten, Daniel, & Mamassian, P. (2016). Cast shadow illusions. In A. G. Shapiro & D. Todorovic (Eds.), The oxford compendium of visual illusions (pp. 214–220).

Qiu, C., Burton, P. C., Kersten, D., & Olman, C. A. (2016). Responses in early visual areas to contour integration are context dependent. Journal of Vision, 16(8), 19–19.

Yuille, A., & Kersten, D. (2016). Early vision. In M. A. Arbib & J. J. Bonaiuto (Eds.), From neuron to cognition via computational neuroscience (pp. 345–408).

Green, C. S., Kattner, F., Siegel, M. H., Kersten, D., & Schrater, P. R. (2015). Differences in perceptual learning transfer as a function of training task. Journal of Vision, 15(10), 5–5.

Kam, T.-E., Mannion, D. J., Lee, S.-W., Doerschner, K., & Kersten, D. J. (2015). Human visual cortical responses to specular and matte motion flows. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 9, 579.

Mannion, D. J., Kersten, D. J., & Olman, C. A. (2015). Scene coherence can affect the local response to natural images in human V1. European Journal of Neuroscience, 42(11), 2895–2903.

Akin, B., Ozdem, C., Eroglu, S., Keskin, D. T., Fang, F., Doerschner, K., … Boyaci, H. (2014). Attention modulates neuronal correlates of interhemispheric integration and global motion perception. Journal of Vision, 14(12), 30–30.

Kersten, Daniel, & Yuille, A. (2014a). Inferential models of the visual cortical hierarchy. In M. S. Gazzaniga & G. R. Mangun (Eds.), The cognitive neurosciences (Fifth Edition, pp. 398–404).

Kersten, Daniel, & Yuille, A. (2014b). Vision: Bayesian inference and beyond. In J. S. Werner & L. M. Chalupa (Eds.), The new visual neurosciences (pp. 1263–1278).

Mannion, D. J., Kersten, D. J., & Olman, C. A. (2014). Regions of mid-level human visual cortex sensitive to the global coherence of local image patches. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 26(8), 1764–1774.

Kersten, Daniel, Shakespeare, R., & Thompson, W. (2013). Predicting visibility in designs of public spaces. University of Utah Technical Reports, UUCS 13-001.

Mannion, D. J., Kersten, D., & Olman, C. A. (2013). Consequences of polar form coherence for fMRI responses in human visual cortex. NeuroImage, 78, 152–158.

McMenamin, B. W., Radue, J., Trask, J., Huskamp, K., Kersten, D., & Marsolek, C. J. (2013). The diagnosticity of color for emotional objects. Motivation and Emotion, 37(3), 609–622.

Qiu, C., Kersten, D., & Olman, C. A. (2013). Segmentation decreases the magnitude of the tilt illusion. Journal of Vision, 13(13), 19–19.

Hauffen, K., Bart, E., Brady, M., Kersten, D., & Hegdé, J. (2012). Creating objects and object categories for studying perception and perceptual learning. JoVE (Journal of Visualized Experiments), (69), e3358.

He, D., Kersten, D., & Fang, F. (2012). Opposite modulation of high-and low-level visual aftereffects by perceptual grouping. Current Biology, 22(11), 1040–1045.

Hegdé, J., Thompson, S. K., Brady, M., & Kersten, D. (2012). Object recognition in clutter: Cortical responses depend on the type of learning. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 6, 170.

Battaglia, P. W., Kersten, D., & Schrater, P. R. (2011a). How haptic size sensations improve distance perception. PLoS Computational Biology, 7(6).

Battaglia, P. W., Kersten, D., & Schrater, P. R. (2011b). The role of generative knowledge in object perception. 46–62.

Doerschner, K., Fleming, R. W., Yilmaz, O., Schrater, P. R., Hartung, B., & Kersten, D. (2011). Visual motion and the perception of surface material. Current Biology, 21(23), 2010–2016.

Doerschner, K., Kersten, D., & Schrater, P. R. (2011). Rapid classification of specular and diffuse reflection from image velocities. Pattern Recognition, 44(9), 1874–1884.

Battaglia, P. W., Di Luca, M., Ernst, M. O., Schrater, P. R., Machulla, T., & Kersten, D. (2010). Within-and cross-modal distance information disambiguate visual size-change perception. PLoS Computational Biology, 6(3).

Boyaci, H., Fang, F., Murray, S. O., & Kersten, D. (2010). Perceptual grouping-dependent lightness processing in human early visual cortex. Journal of Vision, 10(9), 4–4.

Green, C., Benson, C., Kersten, D., & Schrater, P. (2010). Alterations in choice behavior by manipulations of world model. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 107(37), 16401–16406.

Hegdé, J., & Kersten, D. (2010). A link between visual disambiguation and visual memory. Journal of Neuroscience, 30(45), 15124–15133.

Kersten, Daniel, & Murray, S. O. (2010). Vision: When does looking bigger mean seeing better? Current Biology, 20(9), R398–R399.

Doerschner, K., Kersten, D., & Schrater, P. (2009). Rapid classification of surface reflectance from image velocities. International conference on computer analysis of images and patterns, 856–864.

Fang, F., Boyaci, H., & Kersten, D. (2009). Border ownership selectivity in human early visual cortex and its modulation by attention. Journal of Neuroscience, 29(2), 460–465.

Gold, J. M., Abbey, C., Tjan, B. S., & Kersten, D. (2009). Ideal observers and efficiency: Commemorating 50 years of tanner and birdsall: introduction. JOSA A, 26(11), IO1–IO2.

Kersten, Daniel, & Mamassian, P. (2009). Ideal observer theory. In L. R. Squire, N. Dronkers, & J. Baldo (Eds.), Encyclopedia of neuroscience (pp. 89–95).

Fang, F., Boyaci, H., Kersten, D., & Murray, S. O. (2008). Attention-dependent representation of a size illusion in human V1. Current Biology, 18(21), 1707–1712.

Fang, F., Kersten, D., & Murray, S. O. (2008). Perceptual grouping and inverse fMRI activity patterns in human visual cortex. Journal of Vision, 8(7), 2–2.

Hegdé, J., Bart, E., & Kersten, D. (2008). Fragment-based learning of visual object categories. Current Biology, 18(8), 597–601.

Hegdé, J., Fang, F., Murray, S. O., & Kersten, D. (2008). Preferential responses to occluded objects in the human visual cortex. Journal of Vision, 8(4), 16–16.

Boyaci, H., Fang, F., Murray, S. O., & Kersten, D. (2007). Responses to lightness variations in early human visual cortex. Current Biology, 17(11), 989–993.

Murray, S. O., Boyaci, H., & Kersten, D. (2006). The representation of perceived angular size in human primary visual cortex. Nature Neuroscience, 9(3), 429–434.

Murray, S. O., Olman, C. A., & Kersten, D. (2006). Spatially specific fMRI repetition effects in human visual cortex. Journal of Neurophysiology, 95(4), 2439–2445.

Yuille, A., & Kersten, D. (2006). Vision as bayesian inference: Analysis by synthesis? Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 10(7), 301–308.

Battaglia, P. W., Schrater, P. R., & Kersten, D. (2005). Auxiliary object knowledge influences visually-guided interception behavior. Proceedings of the 2nd symposium on applied perception in graphics and visualization, 145–152.

Fang, F., Murray, S. O., Kersten, D., & He, S. (2005). Orientation-tuned fMRI adaptation in human visual cortex. Journal of Neurophysiology, 94(6), 4188–4195.

Hartung, B., Schrater, P. R., Bülthoff, H. H., Kersten, D., & Franz, V. H. (2005). Is prior knowledge of object geometry used in visually guided reaching? Journal of Vision, 5(6), 2–2.

Fang, F., Kersten, D., Schrater, P. R., & Yuille, A. L. (2004). Human and ideal observers for detecting image curves. Advances in neural information processing systems, 1459–1466.

Kersten, Daniel, Mamassian, P., & Yuille, A. (2004). Object perception as bayesian inference. Annu. Rev. Psychol., 55, 271–304.

Knill, David C., & Kersten, D. (2004). Visuomotor sensitivity to visual information about surface orientation. Journal of Neurophysiology, 91(3), 1350–1366.

Murray, S. O., Schrater, P., & Kersten, D. (2004). Perceptual grouping and the interactions between visual cortical areas. Neural Networks, 17(5-6), 695–705.

Olman, C. A., Ugurbil, K., Schrater, P., & Kersten, D. (2004). BOLD fMRI and psychophysical measurements of contrast response to broadband images. Vision Research, 44(7), 669–683.

Olman, C., & Kersten, D. (2004). Classification objects, ideal observers & generative models. Cognitive Science, 28(2), 227–239.

Brady, M. J., & Kersten, D. (2003). Bootstrapped learning of novel objects. Journal of Vision, 3(6), 2–2.

Kersten, Daniel, & Yuille, A. (2003). Bayesian models of object perception. Current Opinion in Neurobiology, 13(2), 150–158.

Liu, Zili, & Kersten, D. (2003). Three-dimensional symmetric shapes are discriminated more efficiently than asymmetric ones. JOSA A, 20(7), 1331–1340.

Naor-Raz, G., Tarr, M. J., & Kersten, D. (2003). Is color an intrinsic property of object representation? Perception, 32(6), 667–680.

Geisler, W. S., & Kersten, D. (2002). Illusions, perception and bayes. Nature Neuroscience, 5(6), 508.

Kersten, Daniel. (2002). Object perception: Generative image models and bayesian inference. International workshop on biologically motivated computer vision, 207–218.

Kersten, Daniel, & Schrater, P. (2002). Pattern inference theory: A probabilistic approach to vision. In D. Heyer & R. Mausfeld (Eds.), Perception and the physical world: Psychological and philosophical issues in perception.

Murray, S. O., Kersten, D., Olshausen, B. A., Schrater, P., & Woods, D. L. (2002). Shape perception reduces activity in human primary visual cortex. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 99(23), 15164–15169.

Schrater, P., & Kersten, D. (2002). Vision, psychophysics and bayes. In R. P. Rao, B. A. Olshausen, & M. S. Lewicki (Eds.), Probabilistic models of the brain: Perception and neural function (pp. 37–60).

Madison, C., Thompson, W., Kersten, D., Shirley, P., & Smits, B. (2001). Use of interreflection and shadow for surface contact. Perception & Psychophysics, 63(2), 187–194.

Braje, W. L., Legge, G. E., & Kersten, D. (2000). Invariant recognition of natural objects in the presence of shadows. Perception, 29(4), 383–398.

Kersten, Daniel. (2000). High-level vision as statistical inference. In M. Gazzaniga (Ed.), The new cognitive neurosciences (Second Edition, pp. 353–364).

Schrater, P. R., & Kersten, D. (2000). How optimal depth cue integration depends on the task. International Journal of Computer Vision, 40(1), 71–89.

Bloj, M., Kersten, D., & Hurlbert, A. (1999). 3D shape perception influences colour perception via mutual illumination. Nature, 402, 877–879.

Liu, Zili, Kersten, D., & Knill, D. C. (1999). Dissociating stimulus information from internal representation—a case study in object recognition. Vision Research, 39(3), 603–612.

Schrater, P. R., & Kersten, D. (1999). Statistical structure and task dependence in visual cue integration. Workshop on statistical and computational theories of vision–modeling, learning, computing, and sampling, fort collins, colorado.

Troje, N. F., & Kersten, D. (1999). Viewpoint-dependent recognition of familiar faces. Perception, 28(4), 483–487.

Braje, W. L., Kersten, D., Tarr, M. J., & Troje, N. F. (1998). Illumination effects in face recognition. Psychobiology, 26(4), 371–380.

Liu, Z., & Kersten, D. (1998). 2D affine transformations cannot account for human 3D object recognition. Sixth international conference on computer vision (IEEE cat. no.98CH36271), 549–554.

Mamassian, P., Knill, D. C., & Kersten, D. (1998). The perception of cast shadows. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 2(8), 288–295.

Tarr, M. J., Kersten, D., & Bülthoff, H. H. (1998). Why the visual recognition system might encode the effects of illumination. Vision Research, 38(15-16), 2259–2275.

Thompson, W. B., Shirley, P., Smits, B., Kersten, D. J., & Madison, C. (1998). Visual glue. In University of Utah Technical Reports: Vol. UUCS-98-007.

Troje, N. F., & Kersten, D. (1998). Viewer-centered recognition of familiar faces.

Kersten, Daniel. (1997a). Inverse 3-d graphics: A metaphor for visual perception. Behavior Research Methods, Instruments, & Computers, 29(1), 37–46.

Kersten, Daniel. (1997b). Perceptual categories for spatial layout. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B: Biological Sciences, 352(1358), 1155–1163.

Kersten, Daniel, Mamassian, P., & Knill, D. C. (1997). Moving cast shadows induce apparent motion in depth. Perception, 26(2), 171–192.

Knill, David C., Mamassian, P., & Kersten, D. (1997). Geometry of shadows. JOSA A, 14(12), 3216–3232.

D’AVOSSA, G., & Kersten, D. (1996). Evidence in human subjects for independent coding of azimuth and elevation for direction of heading from optic flow. Vision Research, 36(18), 2915–2924.

Kersten, Daniel. (1996). Commentary on: Pattern theory: A unifying perspective. 213–236.

Kersten, Daniel, Knill, D. C., Mamassian, P., & Bülthoff, I. (1996). Illusory motion from shadows. Nature, 379(6560), 31.

Kersten, Daniel, Troje, N. F., & Bülthoff, H. H. (1996). Phenomenal competition for poses of the human head. Perception, 25(3), 367–368.

Knill, David C., Kersten, D., & Yuille, A. (1996). Introduction: A bayesian formulation of visual perception. In David C. Knill & W. Richards (Eds.), Perception as bayesian inference (pp. 1–21).

Knill, D., Kersten, D., & Mamassian, P. (1996). The bayesian framework for visual information processing: Implications for psychophysics. 239–286.

Mamassian, P., & Kersten, D. (1996). Illumination, shading and the perception of local orientation. Vision Research, 36(15), 2351–2367.

Mamassian, P., Kersten, D., & Knill, D. C. (1996). Categorical local-shape perception. Perception, 25(1), 95–107.

Liu, Zili, Knill, D. C., & Kersten, D. (1995). Object classification for human and ideal observers. Vision Research, 35(4), 549–568.

Mamassian, P., Bülthoff, H., & Kersten, D. (1995). Eye-hand coordination for 3-d oriented objects.

Tjan, B. S., Braje, W. L., Legge, G. E., & Kersten, D. (1995). Human efficiency for recognizing 3-d objects in luminance noise. Vision Research, 35(21), 3053–3069.

Kersten, Daniel, Mamassian, P., & Knill, D. C. (1994). Moving cast shadows and the perception of relative depth.

Madarasmi, S., Pong, T.-C., & Kersten, D. (1994). Illusory contour detection using MRF models. Proceedings of 1994 IEEE international conference on neural networks (ICNN94), 7, 4343–4348 vol.7.

Kersten, D. J., & Madarasmi, S. (1993). The visual perception of surfaces, their properties and relationships. Partitioning data sets, 373–390.

Madarasmi, Suthep, Kersten, D., & Pong, T.-C. (1993a). Multi-layer surface segmentation using energy minimization. Proceedings of IEEE conference on computer vision and pattern recognition, 774–775.MadarasmiKerstenPong1993.pdf

Madarasmi, Suthep, Kersten, D., & Pong, T.-C. (1993b). The computation of stereo disparity for transparent and for opaque surfaces. Advances in neural information processing systems, 385–392.

Kersten, Daniel, Bülthoff, H. H., Schwartz, B. L., & Kurtz, K. J. (1992). Interaction between transparency and structure from motion. Neural Computation, 4(4), 573–589.

O’toole, A. J., & Kersten, D. J. (1992). Learning to see random-dot stereograms. Perception, 21(2), 227–243.

Thompson, W. B., Kersten, D., & Knecht, W. R. (1992). Structure-from-motion based on information at surface boundaries. Biological Cybernetics, 66(4), 327–333.

Kersten, Daniel. (1991). Transparency and the cooperative computation of scene attributes.

Knill, David C., & Kersten, D. (1991a). Apparent surface curvature affects lightness perception. Nature, 351(6323), 228–230.

Knill, David C., & Kersten, D. (1991b). Ideal perceptual observers for computation, psychophysics and neural networks. In Pattern Recognition by Man and Machine, ed. RJ Watt. London: McMillan.

Kersten, Daniel. (1990). Statistical limits to image understanding. 32–44.

Knill, David C., Field, D., & Kersten, D. (1990). Human discrimination of fractal images. JOSA A, 7(6), 1113–1123.

Knill, David C., & Kersten, D. (1990). Learning a near-optimal estimator for surface shape from shading. Computer Vision, Graphics, and Image Processing, 50(1), 75–100.

Kersten, D., Hess, R., & Plant, G. (1988). Assessing contrast sensitivity behind cloudy media. Clinical Vision Sciences, 2(3), 143–158.

Sereno, M., Kersten, D., & Anderson, J. A. (1988). A neural network model of an aspect of motion perception. Science at the John von Neumann National Supercomputer Center, 173–178.

Kersten, Daniel. (1987a). Predictability and redundancy of natural images. JOSA A, 4(12), 2395–2400.

Kersten, Daniel. (1987b). Statistical efficiency for the detection of visual noise. Vision Research, 27(6), 1029–1040.

Kersten, Daniel, O’toole, A. J., Sereno, M. E., Knill, D. C., & Anderson, J. A. (1987). Associative learning of scene parameters from images. Applied Optics, 26(23), 4999–5006.

Legge, G. E., Kersten, D., & Burgess, A. E. (1987). Contrast discrimination in noise. JOSA A, 4(2), 391–404.

Burkhardt, D. A., Gottesman, J., Kersten, D., & Legge, G. E. (1984). Symmetry and constancy in the perception of negative and positive luminance contrast. JOSA A, 1(3), 309–316.

Kersten, Daniel. (1984). Spatial summation in visual noise. Vision Research, 24(12), 1977–1990.

Kersten, Daniel. (1983). A comparison of human and ideal performance for the detection of visual pattern (PhD thesis).

Kersten, Daniel, & Legge, G. E. (1983). Convergence accommodation. JOSA, 73(3), 332–338.

Legge, G. E., & Kersten, D. (1983). Light and dark bars; contrast discrimination. Vision Research, 23(5), 473–483.

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