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Towards a Mathematical Theory of Cortical Micro-circuits

Figure 16

Reduced subjective contour effect.

When presented with a corrupted version of a Kanizsa rectangle, the HTM still recognizes a rectangle but with reduced certainty. Shown are the feed-forward and feedback inputs to a node analogous to Figure 15(C). The node is receiving feedback indicating the network expects an edge at this location, but the strength of this expectation is substantially reduced compared to a non-corrupted rectangle.

Figure 16

doi: https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pcbi.1000532.g016