Edward Essock, PhD
DR. ESSOCK is no longer accepting graduate school applicants.
- B.S. University of Iowa, 1976
- Ph.D. Brown University, 1981
- Post-doc University of California, 1982
- Visual art and aesthetics
- Perception of natural scenes
- Encoding of natural scenes/ Cortical gain-control
- Biases in perception of oriented stimuli (lines, edges, noise)
- Clinical vision (e.g., Prediction of Glaucoma, Cataracts and vision)
- Applied (Human Factors) vision
- Haun, AH, Kim, YJ, and Essock, EA (2009) An anisotropy of oriention-tuned suppression that matches the anisotropy of typical natural scenes. Journal of Vision, in press.
- Hansen BC, Haun, AM and Essock, EA. (2008) The “Horizontal Effect”: A perceptual anisotropy in visual processing of naturalistic broadband stimuli. In Visual Cortex: New Research, T.A. Portocello and R.B. Velloti (Eds.) Nova Science Publishers, New York.
- Zheng, Y and Essock, EA (2008) A local-coloring method for night-vision colorization utilizing image analysis and fusion. Information Fusion, 9(2), 186-199.
- Essock, EA and Hansen, BC, and Haun, AM (2007) Perceptual bands in orientation and spatial frequency: A cortical analogue to Mach bands. Perception, 36(5), 639-649.
- Essock, EA, Gunvant, P, Zheng, Y, Garway-Heath, DF, and Kotecha, A. (2007) Predicting visual field loss in ocular hypertensive patients using wavelet-fourier analysis of GDx scanning laser polarimetry. Optometry and Vision Science, 84(5), 380-387.
- Gunvant, PG, Zheng, Y, Essock, EA, Parikh, RS, Prabakaran, SP, Ganesh, JG, Shekar, GC, Thomas, R. (2007) Application of shape-based analysis methods to OCT retinal nerve fiber layer. Journal of Glaucoma 16(6), 543-548.
Courses Often Taught
- 432 Vision and Art
- 631 Sensation and Perception
- 633 Visual Processes
- 331 Perception