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The Focusser

The task of a focus of attention mechanism is to extract the appropriate aspects of the world for the particular tasks with which the animal/agent is concerned. Robotics and computer vision researchers have proposed a number of computational models of attention mechanisms for various applications [Tsotsos et al.1995]. Modeling focus of attention in artificial animals is important for modeling their behavior as well as for gaining high computational efficiency in sensory processing.


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Xiaoyuan TuJanuary 1996