Tag: "categorization" at biology news
First impressions: Computer model behaves like humans on visual categorization task
...s phenomenon, neuroscientists have long used rapid categorization
tasks, in which subjects indicate whether an objec...information performs as well as humans do on rapid categorization
tasks. The model even tends to make similar errors as humans, possibly because it so closely follows...
Beauty and the brain
...processing ease was controlled when, that is, the categorization
speed was factored out of the equation much of the relationship between closeness to prototype and attractiveness disappeared. A third experiment again with abstract, random-dot images was performed with electrode measurements at cheek and brow...
Everything in its place: Researchers identify brain cells used to categorize images
...p will be to determine their relative roles in the categorization
process." We are not born with a built-in ability ...middle temporal area, while the monkeys played the categorization
game. The activity of parietal neurons mirrored the monkeys' decisions about which of the two catego...
Do plant species really exist? Why, yes, scientists say
...p 1 percent of the whole." The scientists did find categorization
problems with nearly half of the plant and animal species they surveyed. Rieseberg and his co-authors, doctoral student Troy Wood and postdoctoral research associate Eric Baack, examined hundreds of peer-reviewed papers reporting the measurement of v...
Researchers map 'circuitry' of yeast genes using technique that could be applied to humans
...ctions," said Kelley. "We then took this automatic categorization
scheme to determine the wiring diagram for yeast." The UCSD researchers plan to refine their circuit diagram of yeast as more synthetic lethal interactions become known. Their eventual goal is to use the approximately 200,000 potential synthetic leth...
New, automated tool successfully classifies and relates proteins in unprecedented way
...pping proteins within cells, such as simple visual categorization
of their locations. "Our tool outperformed clustering based on the terms developed by the Gene Ontology Consortium, the best previous way of describing protein location. We found that the Gene Ontology terms were too limited to describe the many com...