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 +**Peripheral vision, inference, and visual awareness**: An extended abstract is now available based on Ruth Rosenholtz' invited talk at the VSS 2017 Symposium, "The Role of Ensemble Statistics in the Visual Periphery." [[https://arxiv.org/abs/1706.02764|What modern vision science reveals about the awareness puzzle: Summary-statistic encoding plus decision limits underlie the richness of visual perception and its quirky failures]] 
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 +**Attention and limited capacity**: Ruth Rosenholtz has a new paper on what we have learned about attention by studying peripheral vision. This leads us to a new conceptualization of limited capacity in vision and the mechanisms for dealing with it. "[[publications:attentionhvei2017|Capacity limits and how the visual system copes with them]]."  
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 +**Modelling visual crowding**: Shaiyan and Ruth's work testing a unified account of visual crowding has been accepted to the [[http://jov.arvojournals.org/article.aspx?articleid=2498972|Journal of Vision]]. 
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 +**Paper accepted to IROS 2014**: Rui and Wenzhen's work on adapting the [[http://www.gelsight.com|Gelsight]] sensor for robotic touch has been accepted to IROS 2014. This work was done in collaboration with the [[http://www.ccs.neu.edu/home/rplatt/|Platt]] group at NEU, and it was covered by [[http://newsoffice.mit.edu/2014/fingertip-sensor-gives-robot-dexterity-0919|MIT News]]. 
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 +**Taking a new look at subway map design**: The Rosenholtz lab's Texture Tiling Model was used to evaluate subway maps for the MBTA Map Redesign Contest. Check out the [[http://www.fastcodesign.com/3020708/evidence/the-science-of-a-great-subway-map|FastCompany Design article]], [[http://blog.visual.ly/how-do-our-brains-process-infographics-mit-mongrel-shows-peripheral-vision-at-work/|Visual.ly article]], and the [[http://www.csail.mit.edu/node/2094|CSAIL news article]]. The news was also picked up by a couple other media sources: [[http://blogs.smithsonianmag.com/smartnews/2013/11/how-much-of-a-subway-map-can-one-persons-brain-process/|Smithsonian Magazine]] and [[http://dish.andrewsullivan.com/2013/11/07/building-a-better-subway-map/|The Dish]]. Here's an older article about our research from  [[http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/02/110202215339.htm|Science Daily]]. 
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 +<WRAP box left 50%>**[[https://sites.google.com/view/rss17ts/overview|Tactile sensing for manipulation]]**\\ 
 +If robots are to perform everyday tasks in the real world, they will need sophisticated tactile sensing. The tactile data must be integrated into multi-sensory representations that support exploration, manipulation, and other tasks.\\ 
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<WRAP box right 50%>**[[http://news.mit.edu/2017/gelsight-robots-sense-touch-0605|Giving robots a sense of touch]]**\\ <WRAP box right 50%>**[[http://news.mit.edu/2017/gelsight-robots-sense-touch-0605|Giving robots a sense of touch]]**\\
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-**Peripheral vision, inference, and visual awareness**: An extended abstract is now available based on Ruth Rosenholtz' invited talk at the VSS 2017 Symposium, "The Role of Ensemble Statistics in the Visual Periphery." [[https://arxiv.org/abs/1706.02764|What modern vision science reveals about the awareness puzzle: Summary-statistic encoding plus decision limits underlie the richness of visual perception and its quirky failures]] 
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-**Attention and limited capacity**: Ruth Rosenholtz has a new paper on what we have learned about attention by studying peripheral vision. This leads us to a new conceptualization of limited capacity in vision and the mechanisms for dealing with it. "[[publications:attentionhvei2017|Capacity limits and how the visual system copes with them]]."  
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-**Modelling visual crowding**: Shaiyan and Ruth's work testing a unified account of visual crowding has been accepted to the [[http://jov.arvojournals.org/article.aspx?articleid=2498972|Journal of Vision]]. 
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-**Dr. Shaiyan Keshvari graduates!** Shaiyan defended his thesis, //At the Interface of Materials and Objects in Peripheral Vision//, on July 29th, 2016. 
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-**Dr. Phillip Isola graduates!**  Phil defended thesis, // The Discovery of Perceptual Structure from Visual Co-occurrences in Space and Time//, on August 17th, 2015. He has just started as a postdoc with Alexei (Alyosha) Efros at UC Berkeley. Check out a photo of  Dr. Isola's [[:gallery:defenseparties|photo]] celebratory reception, complete with detective costume. 
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-**Dr. Rui Li graduates!**  Rui defended thesis, // Touching is Believing: Sensing and Analyzing Touch Information with GelSight//, on April 30th, 2015. He is now working on a startup called  [[http://virtulus.com/|Virtulus]] in Cambridge. Here is a [[:gallery:defenseparties|photo]] from the post-defense reception. 
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-**Paper accepted to IROS 2014**: Rui and Wenzhen's work on adapting the [[http://www.gelsight.com|Gelsight]] sensor for robotic touch has been accepted to IROS 2014. This work was done in collaboration with the [[http://www.ccs.neu.edu/home/rplatt/|Platt]] group at NEU, and it was covered by [[http://newsoffice.mit.edu/2014/fingertip-sensor-gives-robot-dexterity-0919|MIT News]]. 
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-**Taking a new look at subway map design**: The Rosenholtz lab's Texture Tiling Model was used to evaluate subway maps for the MBTA Map Redesign Contest. Check out the [[http://www.fastcodesign.com/3020708/evidence/the-science-of-a-great-subway-map|FastCompany Design article]], [[http://blog.visual.ly/how-do-our-brains-process-infographics-mit-mongrel-shows-peripheral-vision-at-work/|Visual.ly article]], and the [[http://www.csail.mit.edu/node/2094|CSAIL news article]]. The news was also picked up by a couple other media sources: [[http://blogs.smithsonianmag.com/smartnews/2013/11/how-much-of-a-subway-map-can-one-persons-brain-process/|Smithsonian Magazine]] and [[http://dish.andrewsullivan.com/2013/11/07/building-a-better-subway-map/|The Dish]]. Here's an older article about our research from  [[http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/02/110202215339.htm|Science Daily]]. 
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