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Understanding the Kinematics of Eye Movements with Mathematica

Richard A. Clement
Organization: Visual Sciences Unit, Institute of Child Health, University College London

2003 International Mathematica Symposium
Conference location

Imperial College, London

The position of the eye is described by Listing's law, which states that any movement of the eye away from the straight ahead position is accomplished by a rotation about an axis which is perpendicular to the straight ahead direction. Mathematica is used to provide concise derivations of the implications of this law for vision.

*Mathematics > Geometry > Solid Geometry
*Science > Biology
*Social Science > Perception

eye rotations, Listing's law, Binocular eye movements
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