Natural Image Statistics

past research
natural image statistics
Natural Image Statistics

We studied the statistics of natural image in relation to normative models of the early visual system, in particular redundancy reduction and contrast gain control.


Publications

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Oct 2018 - Neuronal Intelligence Lab Start

2014

F.H. Sinz, J.-P. Lies, S. Gerwinn, M. Bethge Natter: A Python natural image statistics toolbox Journal of Statistical Software, 61

2013

F. Sinz, M. Bethge What Is the Limit of Redundancy Reduction with Divisive Normalization? Neural Computation, 25, 2809-2814
F. Sinz, M. Bethge Temporal Adaptation Enhances Efficient Contrast Gain Control on Natural Images PLoS Computational Biology, 9, e1002889

2012

F. H. Sinz Orientation Selectivity and Contrast Gain Control in Representations of Natural Images PhD Thesis, Graduate School of Neural and Behavioural Sciences, University Tuebingen

2011

L. Theis, S. Gerwinn, F. Sinz, M. Bethge In All Likelihood, Deep Belief Is Not Enough Journal of Machine Learning Research, 12, 3071-3096

2010

R. Hosseini, F. Sinz, M. Bethge Lower bounds on the redundancy of natural images Vision Research, 50, 2213-2222
F. Sinz, M. Bethge $L_p$-nested symmetric distributions Journal of Machine Learning Research, 11, 3409-3451

2009

F. Sinz, S. Gerwinn, M. Bethge Characterization of the p-generalized normal distribution Journal of Multivariate Analysis, 100, 817-820
J. Eichhorn, F. Sinz, M. Bethge Natural Image Coding in V1: How Much Use Is Orientation Selectivity? PLoS Computational Biology, 5
F. Sinz, E. P. Simoncelli, M. Bethge Hierarchical Modeling of Local Image Features through $L_p$-Nested Symmetric Distributions Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems 22, 1696-1704

2008

F. Sinz, M. Bethge The Conjoint Effect of Divisive Normalization and Orientation Selectivity on Redundancy Reduction Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems 21, 1521-1528
F. Sinz, M. Bethge How much can Orientation Selectivity and Contrast Gain Control Reduce Redundancies in Natural Images Technical Report Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics