A Model for the Spatio-Temporal Organization of X- and Y-Type Ganglion Cells in the Primate Retina
Author(s)Richter, J.; Ullman, S.
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A model is proposed for the spatial and temporal characteristics of X- and Y-type responses of ganglion cells in the primate retina. The model is related to a theory of directional selectivity proposed by Marr & Ullman (1981). The X- and Y-type responses predicted by the model to a variety of stimuli are examined and compared with electrophysiological recordings. A number of implications and predictions are discussed.
Updated October 1981