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If you use the SaliencyToolbox for your work, then please cite this paper:

Dirk Walther and Christof Koch (2006), Modeling attention to salient proto-objects. Neural Networks 19, 1395-1407. pdf

For a list of papers that use SaliencyToolbox (that cite the above paper), click here.

More of our SaliencyToolbox publications:

Dirk B. Walther and Christof Koch (2007), Attention in Hierarchical Models of Object Recognition. in Paul Cisek, Trevor Drew, and John F. Kalaska (eds.), Computational Neuroscience: Theoretical insights into brain function, Progress in Brain Research, 165, 57-78. pdf

Dirk Walther, Interactions of visual attention and object recognition: computational modeling, algorithms, and psychophysics. PhD thesis, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA, 23th February 2006.

Pre-release versions of the code were also used for these papers:

Dirk Walther, Ueli Rutishauser, Christof Koch, and Pietro Perona (2005), Selective visual attention enables learning. Computer Vision and Image Understanding, 100, 41-63. pdf

Ueli Rutishauser, Dirk Walther, Christof Koch, and Pietro Perona (2004), Is bottom-up attention useful for object recognition? IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, 2, 37-44. pdf

Other important publications that relate to various versions of the model:

Christof Koch and Shimon Ullman (1985), Shifts in Selective Visual-Attention-Towards the Underlying Neural Circuitry. Human Neurobiology 4: p. 219-227. pdf

Laurent Itti, Christof Koch, and Ernst Niebur (1998), A model of saliency-based visual attention for rapid scene analysis. IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, 20(11): p. 1254-1259. pdf

Laurent Itti and Christof Koch (2000), A saliency-based search mechanism for overt and covert shifts of visual attention. Vision Research, 40(10-12): p. 1489-1506. pdf

For more related publications see the publication lists of Christof Koch, Laurent Itti, and Dirk B. Walther.

last update: 21. January, 2016