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visual image

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n visual image a percept that arises from the eyes; an image in the visual system
    • n visual image a mental image that is similar to a visual perception
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Usage

In literature:

And we had come to our manhood before we knew how to seek for the visual image that lies at the root of all our words.
"Bunyan Characters First Series" by Alexander Whyte
I shut my eyes, and call up a visual image of a friend sitting in the arm-chair.
"The Analysis of Mind" by Bertrand Russell
An individual may learn best by use of his eyes and yet very seldom use visual images in recall.
"How to Teach" by George Drayton Strayer and Naomi Norsworthy
Exceptional visual and auditive imaging power are rarely present in the same individual.
"A Librarian's Open Shelf" by Arthur E. Bostwick
The eye was short of range and its images were perhaps rude and imperfect, but it was a visual eye and had vast possibilities.
"The Whence and the Whither of Man" by John Mason Tyler
During any five minutes of a walk down a city street a man has hundreds of visual images flashed upon the retina of the eye.
"Outwitting Our Nerves" by Josephine A. Jackson and Helen M. Salisbury
The dream presentations consist chiefly, if not wholly, of scenes and mainly of visual sense images.
"Dream Psychology" by Sigmund Freud
The resulting visual image is shown in Fig.
"Harvard Psychological Studies, Volume 1" by Various
I then have a visual image of my brother.
"The Science of Human Nature" by William Henry Pyle
Once again you practice visual-imagery, seeing yourself the way you want to be, while fortifying this image with forceful, positive suggestions.
"A Practical Guide to Self-Hypnosis" by Melvin Powers
They can see the visual image very readily with its colour, form, and movement.
"Ontario Teachers' Manuals: Literature" by Ontario Ministry of Education
Visual images, whether following upon the psychic image or through the intermediation of a programme.
"Essay on the Creative Imagination" by Th. Ribot
But persons whose visual imagery is hard to arouse say that they recall facts without any visual image.
"Psychology" by Robert S. Woodworth
Its defect is rather, as said above, a complete loss of interest in the visual images of things.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Slice 4" by Various
The double images are homonymous and sometimes (not always) move farther apart at the limits of the visual field.
"Schweigger on Squint" by C. Schweigger
If this image of the light-source is moved, the tree-like image seen in the visual field will also move.
"Visual Illusions" by Matthew Luckiesh
She had so completely visualized him in the image of what she imagined a lover should be that she might have created him herself.
"The Salamander" by Owen Johnson
For this reason the photographic images are less sensitive to conditions affecting the seeing than the visual images.
"Photographs of Nebulæ and Clusters" by James Edward Keeler
The visual image of his former warden restored, in large degree, his memory.
"The Rest Hollow Mystery" by Rebecca N. Porter
This gives you a visual image of the word.
"Plain English" by Marian Wharton
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In news:

We take you on a visual tour of the new Honeycomb interface, including the Web browser, image gallery, music player, and Google Books.
A woman kneeling before fire represented one of many visual images accompanying the opera.
Over the years Carl Chiarenza's photographs have evolved from tightly framed, documentary-style images into a vocabulary of visual abstraction.
Visually stunning images, videos, and simulations.
NFL's memorable images Take a visual tour of the league's top moments from the NFL season.
In celebration of the winter solstice, a brief talk by the museum 's astronomy manager, Jason Davis, will precede the concerts, played under the stars and space images of the planetarium's visual effects system.
In October, Columbia J-School joined with BagNewsNotes, an almost decade-old site devoted to analyzing media images, for a discussion about visual coverage of the presidential race.
"The similarities between Hitchcock and I is that we think visually, we think in terms of telling stories in images," De Palma said.
While the show is curated from a photographic or visual viewpoint, it's hard to ignore the subtext of its images, which are divided into three categories: "Constructing a Pose, " "Body and Image" and "Modeling Beauty and Beauty Contests.
The three categories are part of the Military Visual Information Awards Program for images produced between October 1, 2002 through December 31, 2003.
What visual images cas­cade through your mind when you think of a pub­lic ser­vant.
Visualizing comforting images reduces stress levels—that much has been known for some time.
There's a technique used by visual artists called kinetic photography, in which a camera is tossed into the air or otherwise physically abused in hopes of capturing a distinctive image.
I listen to the radio, which has become, by default, the generally preferred intellectual medium, providing more information per minute more densely, stripped as it is of the crutch of visual images.
The compelling visuals that accompany the music mix the popular movies with abstract images to great effect.
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In science:

In another experiment, we use MIS-Boost in a large-scale image classification task and visualize samples of the instances that are closest to the learned prototype(s).
MIS-Boost: Multiple Instance Selection Boosting
The results of this experiment suggest that the learned prototypes are not only discriminative but also visually meaningful, that is they are similar to the parts of image that are relevant for classification.
MIS-Boost: Multiple Instance Selection Boosting
In this section, we evaluate the performance of MIS-Boost on this large-scale image classification dataset, and visualize the selected instances, i.e. those instances that are closest to the learned prototypes to see if they overlap with the object(s) of interest.
MIS-Boost: Multiple Instance Selection Boosting
Next, we visualize the selected instances in each image that are closest to the learned prototypes.
MIS-Boost: Multiple Instance Selection Boosting
We also applied MIS-Boost to large-scale image classification, where we showed that the automatically selected prototypes map to visually meaningful image regions.
MIS-Boost: Multiple Instance Selection Boosting
Of particular visual impact, planetary images are ideal to look for dimensions and size of craters.
Astrophysics datamining in the classroom: Exploring real data with new software tools and robotic telescopes
Furthermore, the two images show almost no visual difference.
Fast OPED algorithm for reconstruction of images from Radon data
Firstly we performed a visual inspection of all objects in the ACS images.
Near-Infrared photometry of carbon stars in the Sagittarius dwarf irregular galaxy and DDO 210
Of these, the latter two ob jects are flagged by Gorlova et al. (2007) as having possibly unreliable 8.0 µm measurements, due to the presence of nearby sources or other image features which might contribute to the measured flux (confirmed by visual examination of our I -band images).
The Monitor project: Rotation of low-mass stars in the open cluster NGC 2547
But as it can be appreciated in Table I and Figure 2, it is indeed possible to embed a significant number of information bits without any visual difference among the original images and their watermarked copies.
Wet Paper Coding for Watermarking of Binary Images
However, we could visually identify smaller structures (always in absorption on disk) in several images.
The Structure and Dynamics of the Upper Chromosphere and Lower Transition Region as Revealed by the Subarcsecond VAULT Observations
The first reasons of this settings is that visual inspection showed that for most images, an error below 1.5% corresponds to a visually pleasing result.
Learning an Interactive Segmentation System
By visual inspection, it is not immediately clear whether positive values dominate this image.
Probing magnetic helicity with synchrotron radiation and Faraday rotation
Thus, we can visualize birack homomorphisms f : BR(L) → X as labelings of the semiarcs in a diagram of L by their images in X .
Bikei, Involutory Biracks and unoriented link invariants
From the column of ’Block Entropy Test’ in Table 4, it is clear that the block entropy test scores matches our expectation of image randomness from the point view of human visual inspection.
Shannon Entropy based Randomness Measurement and Test for Image Encryption
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