Neural Information Processing

Winter Term 2013/14

 
Course title

Sensory Psychology

Vorlesungsverzeichnis

Winter Term 2013/14
Type of course
Combination of lecture course and seminar
Lecturer
Prof. F. A. Wichmann, DPhil

Credits allocated
6.0

Objective
Sensory psychology of the visual and auditory systems: What are the behavioural limits of human vision and audition? To this end the course will cover Detailed TIMETABLE

Learning targets
Participants learn the central behavioural limits, concepts and psychophysical methods in sensory psychology. In addition, they get to know the state-of-the-art models in these domains and their theoretical foundations.

Prerequisites
Basic mathematical skills (probability theory, calculus)
Suggested reading
Wandell, B. A. (1995). Foundations of Vision. Sinauer Associates.
Wickens, T. D. (2002). Elementary Signal Detection Theory. OUP.
Online Resources
All materials will be posted on ILIAS
Day, time & location
Tue 8:00 - 10:00, Sand 6/7, Hörsaal 2 (room F122)
Fri 8:00 - 10:00, Sand 6/7, Hörsaal 2 (room F122)
Detailed TIMETABLE
Start
Tuesday the 22nd of October 2013
Assessment & grading
Written exam
Exam date & location
Friday the 31st of January 2014,
ZDV Kursräume, Wächterstr. 76

Target Audience

 

Course Co-ordinator
Prof. F. A. Wichmann, DPhil
felix.wichmann(at)uni-tuebingen(dot)de