EurekAlert: Brown researchers teach computers to see optical illusions

EurekAlert: Brown researchers teach computers to see optical illusions . “For the study, the team lead by [Thomas] Serre, who is affiliated with Brown’s Carney Institute for Brain Science, started with a computational model constrained by anatomical and neurophysiological data of the visual cortex. The model aimed to capture how neighboring cortical neurons send messages to each other and adjust one another’s responses when presented with complex stimuli such as contextual optical illusions.”