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Palmer, S. E. (1975). Visual perception and world knowledge: Notes on a model of sensory-cognitive interaction. In D. A. Norman & D. E. Rumelhart (Eds.), Explorations in cognition (pp. 279-307). San Francisco: Freeman.

  ALTauthor = 	 {Stephen E. Palmer},
  ALTeditor = 	 {D. A. Norman and D. E. Rumelhart},
  title = 	 {Explorations in cognition},
  chapter = 	 {Visual perception and world knowledge: Notes
on a model of sensory-cognitive interaction},
  publisher = 	 {Freeman},
  year = 	 {1975},
  OPTaddress = 	 {San Francisco},
  OPTpages = 	 {279--307},

Author of the summary: Jim Davies, 2002, jim@jimdavies.org

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Normal perception is concerned with seeing objects, not patches of color or other uninterpreted sensory images. This paper proposes a representation of visual information and describes a expectation-generation procedure. [280]

"A proposition is an assertion about the relation between informational entities." [281]

"In addition, it is not often recognized that propositions are capable of encoding an analog image. Higher-level propositions can be decomposed into lower-level propositions until they are reduced to primitive propositions about points. A Triangle, for example, can be decomposed into propositions about its component angles; these angles can then be decomposed into propositions abouttheir component lines; and the lines can be further decomposed into propositions about their component points... At its lowest level, a propositional encoding becomes sessentially equvalent to an analog representation." [282] Components of a visual system: [297]

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