Brain and visual perception the story of a 25-year collaboration by David H Hubel

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York, N.Y .

Written in English

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  • Visual pathways,
  • Visual perception

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index

Book details

StatementDavid H. Hubel, Torsten N. Wiesel
ContributionsWiesel, Torsten N
LC ClassificationsQP475 .H815 2005
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 729 p. :
Number of Pages729
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17138695M
ISBN 100195176189
LC Control Number2004049553

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