Research Group Leader

Prof. Dr. Matthias Bethge
Prof. Dr. Matthias Bethge
Phone: +49 7071 29-89017
Fax: +49 7071 29-25015


Secretary: Heike König
Phone: +49 7071 29-89018
Fax: +49 7071 29-25015


Max-Planck-Institut für biologische Kybernetik

Dr. Matthias Bethge

Dr. Felix A. Wichmann



Seminar Early Vision (SS 2006)

Dr. Matthias Bethge
Dr. Felix A. Wichmann
Saturday & Sunday, 20th and 21st of May 2006
 9.30 to 18.00 hrs
MPI for biological Cybernetics,
Empirical Inference Department,
Seminar room

e-mail: mbethge[at]
e-mail: felix.wichmann[at]
MPI für biologische Kybernetik
Spemannstr. 38 • Tel. 07071–601 535






Introduction, Theoretical Foundations, Natural Image Statistics, Optics I & II

Olshausen & Field (1996) [PDF] (Philipp Berens)
Martinez-Conde, Macknik & Hubel (2004) [PDF] (Annette Martin)


Neurobiology I & II

Psychophysics I & II

Cavanaugh, Bair & Movshon (2002) (a) [PDF] and (b) [PDF] (Michael Schmid)
Murray, Boyaci & Kersten (2006) [PDF] (Luca Ticini)
Schneidman, Berry II, Segev & Bialek (2006) ) [PDF] (Frank Jäkel)
Harris et al. (2003) [PDF] (Colleen Dockery)

Carter & Henning (1971) [PDF] (Felix Biessmann)
Henning, Hertz & Broadbent (1975) [PDF] (Stefanie Liebe)
Henning, Bird & Wichmann (2002) [PDF] (Iliya Ivanov)

Student presentation required for course credits at the Graduate School for Neuronal & Behavioral Sciences [link].

* Presentations should be between 15 and 30 minutes long.

* Use audio-visual aids, i.e. PowerPoint or the like, if necessary, but this is not mandatory.

* Concentrate on the main message and make sure you are able to explain the critical points clearly; do not concentrate on procedurals details.

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