2012 OSA Fall Vision Meeting

September 14-16, 2012, University of Rochester Medial Center, Rochester, NY

Thursday (9/13/12) – Welcome Reception

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm—Reception, Staybridge Suites, 1000 Genesee Street

Friday (9/14/12)

8:00 am - 8:45 am—Breakfast, Registration & Put-up Posters

8:45 am - 9:00 am—Welcome

Interpreting high-resolution images of the living retina
Chair: Mina Chung, University of Rochester

9:00 am–Stephen Burns, Indiana University
Retinal imaging in the 21st century

9:30 am–Donald Miller, Indiana University
Interpreting AO-OCT images of cone photoreceptors

9:55 am–Christine Curcio, University of Alabama, Birmingham
SD-OCT's four outer retinal hyper-reflective bands (ORHRB) in health and age-related macular degeneration (amD)

10:20 am–Discussion Session

11:00 am - 11:30 am—Break

Contributed Color Session

11:30 am–Richard Murray, York University
Human lightness perception is guided by simple assumptions about reflectance and lighting

11:45 am–Rob Lee, University of Oxford
Perceptual separation of changes in lighting and reflectance can be supported by specularity

12:00 pm–Toshifumi Mihashi, Topcon Corp
Hyperspectral two-dimensional visual stimulator

12:15 pm–Marina Danilova, I.P. Pavlov Institute of Physiology
Enhanced discrimination at a perceptual category boundary: Subjective and performance measures are concomitantly shifted by chromatic adaptation

12:30 pm–Yeon Jin Kim, McGill University
Cross-orientation masking in color vision: application of the two-stage model with suppression within and between eyes

12:45 pm–Steven Buck, University of Washington
A new comparison of brown and yellow

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm—Lunch

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm—Poster Session

Color and the statistical structure of natural images
Chair: David Knill, University of Rochester

3:30 pm–David Foster, University of Manchester
Identifying surfaces by color in natural scenes: gamut distribution not volume counts

3:55 pm–William Geisler, University of Texas, Austin
Estimating gray scale and color in natural images

4:20 pm–Michael Webster, University of Nevada, Reno
Color inferences about natural color signals

4:45 pm–Todd Zickler, Harvard University
Spatio-spectral image statistics and their use in computer vision

5:10 pm–Discussion Session

6:30 pm—Dinner, Nixon-Peabody

Saturday (9/15/12)

8:00 am - 8:30 am—Breakfast

Dysfunction of the visual system in neurodegenerative conditions
Chair: Ari Green, University of California, San Francisco

8:30 am–Steve Feldon, University of Rochester
The optic neuropathies–sight unseen

8:55 am–Randy Kardon, University of Iowa
Can structural analysis of the retinal layers tell us about the status of the brain in neuro-dengerative disorders?

9:15 am–Laura Frishman, University of Houston
Non-invasive assessment of visual function in demyelinating and neurodegenerative disorders

9:35 am–Netta Levin, Hadassah University Hospital, Israel
Demyelination affects temporal aspects of perception: an optic neuritis study

9:55 am–Discussion Session

10:30 am - 11:00 am—Business Meeting

11:00 am - 12:30 pm—Poster Session & Break

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm—Lunch

3D displays and perception
Chair: Laurie Wilcox, York University

1:30 pm–Martin Banks, University of California, Berkeley
Flicker, motion artifacts, and depth distortions in stereo 3D displays

1:50 pm–Jenny Read, Newcastle University
The visual cues to depth

2:10 pm–Inna Tsirlin, York University
The effect of crosstalk on perceived depth in 3D displays

2:30 pm–Ali Kazimi, York University
Hazardous Stereography

2:55 pm–Discussion Session

3:30 pm - 4:00 pm—Break

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm—Presentation of Tillyer Medal: Introduction by Jay Neitz, University of Washington
Tillyer Lecture by Dr. Gerald H. Jacobs

6:00 pm—Tillyer Banquet, Rochester Museum & Science Center

Sunday (9/16/12)

8:00 am - 8:30 am—Breakfast

Signal suppression: mechanisms and functional roles
Chair: Lynn Olzak, Miami University

8:30 am–Michael Rudd, University of Washington
The functional role of contrast normalization in an edge-based theory of cortical color computation and filling-in

8:55 am–John Foley, University of California - Santa Barbara
Divisive suppression in contrast vision

9:20 am–C.C. Chen, National Taiwan University
Lateral modulation of contrast detection and discrimination

9:45 am–Tim Meese, Aston University
Contrast integration and counter suppression: a general scheme for visual hierarchies?

10:10 am–Discussion Session

10:30 am - 11:00 am—Break

Contributed Vision Session

11:00 am–Kuo-Sheng Lee, National Taiwan University
Possible mechanisms for the contextual effect of macaque V1 receptive fields

11:15 am–Anasuya Das, University of Rochester
Beyond blindsight: perceptual re-learning of visual motion discrimination in cortical blindness improves static orientation discrimination

11:30 am–Hyung-Goo Kim, University of Rochester
Dynamic perspective as a proxy for smooth pursuit in coding depth sign from Motion parallax in area MT

11:45 am–Andrew Haun, Schepens Eye Research Institute
Perceived contrast of complex images

12:00 pm–Laura Young, University of Oxford
Going beyond the wavefront: Improved predictions of performance obtained by accounting for the spatial frequency requirements of the task

12:15 pm–Athanasios Panorgias, UC Davis
Senescent changes in retinal recovery after light stimulation using the mfERG

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm—Lunch & Poster Removal

1:30 pm - 1:45 pm—Young Investigator Award

Controlling the Motion of Attention
Chair: Tania Pasternak, University of Rochester

1:45 pm–Mary Hayhoe, University of Texas, Austin
Understanding attentional control in the context of behavior

2:10 pm–Steve Heinen, The Smith-Kettlewell Eye Research Institute
Motion integration for pursuit does not hinder attentive motion segregation

2:35 pm–James Brockmole, University of Notre Dame
Reference frames, implied motion, animacy, and the movement of attention

3:00 pm–Eileen Kowler, Rutgers University
Exploring the environment with eye movements and attention

3:25 pm–Discussion Session

3:45 pm - 4:00 pm—Final Remarks

Local Organizing Committee
Jennifer Hunter
Krystel Huxlin
Duje Tadin
David Williams