Ruth Rosenholtz

Principal Research Scientist


Ruth Rosenholtz
Dept. of Brain and Cognitive Sciences
CSAIL
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
32 Vassar St., Building 32-D532
Cambridge, MA 02139

Phone: (617) 324-0269
email: r r u t h @ m i t . e d u
Web: http://persci.mit.edu/people/rosenholtz

I am interested in visual encoding, particularly in peripheral vision, and its implications for visual performance and theories of attention. My lab studies a wide variety of visual phenomena, taking a three-pronged approach: 1) Computational modeling (computer vision-based, ideal observers, Monte Carlo simulations, and neurobiologically-inspired); 2) Behavioral experiments; and 3) Applying our models and understanding of human vision to applications such as image compression, design of user interfaces, and design of information visualizations.

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Students and collaborators: Benjamin Balas, Xuetao Zhang, Livia Ilie, Jie Huang, Krista Ehinger, Alvin Raj, Shaiyan Keshvari, Derya Akkaynak-Yellin, Benjamin Wolfe

 
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