M Rucci

Summary

Affiliation: Boston University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Fixational instability and natural image statistics: implications for early visual representations
    Michele Rucci
    Cognitive and Neural Systems Department, Boston University, 677 Beacon Street, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Network 16:121-38. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Modeling LGN responses during free-viewing: a possible role of microscopic eye movements in the refinement of cortical orientation selectivity
    M Rucci
    Department of Cognitive and Neural Systems, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    J Neurosci 20:4708-20. 2000
  3. ncbi request reprint Miniature eye movements enhance fine spatial detail
    Michele Rucci
    Department of Cognitive and Neural Systems, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Nature 447:851-4. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Effects of ISI and flash duration on the identification of briefly flashed stimuli
    Michele Rucci
    Department of Cognitive and Neural Systems, Boston University, 677 Beacon Street, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Spat Vis 18:259-73. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Decorrelation of neural activity during fixational instability: possible implications for the refinement of V1 receptive fields
    Michele Rucci
    Department of Cognitive and Neural Systems, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Vis Neurosci 21:725-38. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Contributions of fixational eye movements to the discrimination of briefly presented stimuli
    Michele Rucci
    Department of Cognitive and Neural Systems, Boston University, Boston, MA, USA
    J Vis 3:852-64. 2003
  7. doi request reprint Oculomotor synchronization of visual responses in modeled populations of retinal ganglion cells
    Martina Poletti
    Department of Cognitive and Neural Systems, Boston University, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Vis 8:4.1-15. 2008
  8. pmc Stability of the visual world during eye drift
    Martina Poletti
    Department of Psychology, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    J Neurosci 30:11143-50. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint EyeRIS: a general-purpose system for eye-movement-contingent display control
    Fabrizio Santini
    Department of Cognitive and Neural Systems, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Behav Res Methods 39:350-64. 2007
  10. doi request reprint Fixational eye movements, natural image statistics, and fine spatial vision
    Michele Rucci
    Department of Psychology, Boston University, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Network 19:253-85. 2008

Research Grants

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Publications13

  1. ncbi request reprint Fixational instability and natural image statistics: implications for early visual representations
    Michele Rucci
    Cognitive and Neural Systems Department, Boston University, 677 Beacon Street, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Network 16:121-38. 2005
    ..The results of this study suggest that fixational instability might contribute to the establishment of efficient representations of natural stimuli...
  2. ncbi request reprint Modeling LGN responses during free-viewing: a possible role of microscopic eye movements in the refinement of cortical orientation selectivity
    M Rucci
    Department of Cognitive and Neural Systems, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    J Neurosci 20:4708-20. 2000
    ..These results suggest an important role for the eye movements occurring during fixation in the refinement of orientation selectivity...
  3. ncbi request reprint Miniature eye movements enhance fine spatial detail
    Michele Rucci
    Department of Cognitive and Neural Systems, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Nature 447:851-4. 2007
    ..In a natural visual world dominated by low spatial frequencies, fixational eye movements appear to constitute an effective sampling strategy by which the visual system enhances the processing of spatial detail...
  4. ncbi request reprint Effects of ISI and flash duration on the identification of briefly flashed stimuli
    Michele Rucci
    Department of Cognitive and Neural Systems, Boston University, 677 Beacon Street, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Spat Vis 18:259-73. 2005
    ..Possible theoretical explanations of the results are presented...
  5. ncbi request reprint Decorrelation of neural activity during fixational instability: possible implications for the refinement of V1 receptive fields
    Michele Rucci
    Department of Cognitive and Neural Systems, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Vis Neurosci 21:725-38. 2004
    ..We show that this result is highly robust and does not depend on the precise characteristics of the model...
  6. ncbi request reprint Contributions of fixational eye movements to the discrimination of briefly presented stimuli
    Michele Rucci
    Department of Cognitive and Neural Systems, Boston University, Boston, MA, USA
    J Vis 3:852-64. 2003
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Oculomotor synchronization of visual responses in modeled populations of retinal ganglion cells
    Martina Poletti
    Department of Cognitive and Neural Systems, Boston University, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Vis 8:4.1-15. 2008
    ..These results support a role for oculomotor synchronization of neural activity in the representation of visual information in the retina...
  8. pmc Stability of the visual world during eye drift
    Martina Poletti
    Department of Psychology, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    J Neurosci 30:11143-50. 2010
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint EyeRIS: a general-purpose system for eye-movement-contingent display control
    Fabrizio Santini
    Department of Cognitive and Neural Systems, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Behav Res Methods 39:350-64. 2007
    ....
  10. doi request reprint Fixational eye movements, natural image statistics, and fine spatial vision
    Michele Rucci
    Department of Psychology, Boston University, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Network 19:253-85. 2008
    ..This theory posits motor contributions to early visual representations and suggests that perception and behavior are more intimately tied than commonly thought...
  11. pmc Eye movements under various conditions of image fading
    Martina Poletti
    Department of Psychology, Boston University, Boston, MA, USA
    J Vis 10:6.1-18. 2010
    ..These results do not support a causal relationship between image fading and microsaccade production and show that the precision of required fixation is a major contributor to microsaccades...
  12. ncbi request reprint A theoretical analysis of the influence of fixational instability on the development of thalamocortical connectivity
    Antonino Casile
    Laboratory for Action Representation and Learning, Department of Cognitive Neurology, Hertie Institute for Clinical Brain Research, University Clinic, 72072 Tubingen, Germany
    Neural Comput 18:569-90. 2006
    ..This input signal produces a regime of thalamocortical activity similar to that present before eye opening and compatible with the Hebbian maturation of cortical receptive fields...
  13. ncbi request reprint A model of the dynamics of retinal activity during natural visual fixation
    Gaelle Desbordes
    Division of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
    Vis Neurosci 24:217-30. 2007
    ..These results support the hypothesis that fixational eye movements, by shaping the statistics of retinal activity, are an integral component of early visual representations...

Research Grants2

  1. Function of fixation instability during natural viewing
    Michele Rucci; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..In addition to advance our basic understanding of visual perception, a comprehension of the functional implications of fixational instability may lead to treatment of the visual impairments commonly associated with such conditions. ..
  2. Function of fixational instability during natural viewing
    Michele Rucci; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..In addition to advancing our basic understanding of visual perception, a comprehension of the functional implications of fixational instability may lead to treatment of the visual impairments commonly associated with such conditions. ..