Additional (optional but hightly recommended) reading material

Topic :

Article or book chapter

Sensing : A pessimistic estimate of the time required for an eye to evolve,
by Nilsson and Pelger, 1994.

Early Vision : Inhibition in the eye of the Limulus,
by Hartline, Wagner, and Ratliff, 1956.

Early Vision : A computational approach to edge detection,
by J.F. Canny, 1986.

Early Vision : Logical/Linear operations for image curves,
by Iverson and Zucker, 1995.
Figures may be seen better in this pre-editted version.

Primary Visual Pathways : Discharge Patterns and Functional Organization of Mammalian Retina,
by Stephen Kuffler, 1953.

Primary Visual Pathways : Evolution of Ideas on the Primary Visual Cortex: A Biased Historical Account,
Nobel lecture by David Hubel, 1981.

Perceptual organization : Generalizing the Hough Transform to Detect Arbitrary Shapes,
by Ballard, 1981.

Perceptual organization : Curve Fitting with Piecewise Cubics,
by Plass and Stone, 1983.

Perceptual organization : On the Role of Structure in Vision
by Witkin and Tenenbaum, 1983.
(This is a very long, but a wonderful article. Print double sided!!),

Perceptual organization : Trace Inference Curvature Consistency and Curve Detection,
by Parent and Zucker, 1989.

Perceptual organization : Relaxation Labeling Algorithms - A Review,
by Kittler and Illingworth, 1985.

Perceptual organization : On the Foundations of Relaxation Labeling Processes,
by Hummel and Zucker, 1983.

Perceptual organization : Geometrical Computations Explain Projection Patterns of Long Range Horizontal Connections in Visual Cortex,
by Ben-Shahar and Zucker, 2004.

Perceptual organization : Graph Theoretic Methods for Detecting and Describing Gestalt Clusters,
by Charles Zahn, 1971.

Perceptual organization : Normalized Cuts and Image Segmentation,
by Shi and Malik, 2000.

Shape and Depth Inference : Constaints between Distant Lines in the Labelling of Line Drawings of Polyhedral Scenes,
by Cooper, 2007.

Shape and Depth Inference : Understanding Image Intensities,
by B.K.P. Horn, 1977.

Shape and Depth Inference : Hill Shading and the Reflectance Map,
by B.K.P. Horn, 1981.

Shape and Depth Inference : Height and Gradient from Shading,
by B.K.P. Horn, 1990.

Shape and Depth Inference : The Surface of the Empirical Horopter,
by Schreiber, Hillis, Fillippini, Schor, and Banks, 2008.

Object recognition : Biological Shape and Visual Science,
by Blum, 1973.

Object recognition : Perceptual Sensitivity Maps within Globally Defined Visual Shapes,
by Kovacs and Julesz, 1994.

Object recognition : Bayesian_Estimation_of_the_Shape_Skeleton,
by Feldman and Singh, 2006.

Object recognition : Please Tap the Shape Anywhere you like,
by Firestone and Scholl, 2014.

Object recognition : Low Dimensional Procedure for the Characterization of Human Faces,
by Sirovich and Kirby, 1987.

Object recognition : Face Recognition Using Eigenfaces,
by Turk and Pentland, 1991.

Object recognition : Eigenfaces for Recognition,
by Turk and Pentland, 1991.