Limits of vision

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Published by CRC Press in Boca Raton .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Visual perception.,
  • Visual Perception -- physiology.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

Statementedited by J.J. Kulikowski, V. Walsh, and I.J. Murray.
SeriesVision and visual dysfunction ;, v. 5
ContributionsKulikowski, J. J., Walsh, V., Murray, I. J.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQP474 .V44 1991 vol. 5, BF241 .V44 1991 vol. 5
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 341 p. :
Number of Pages341
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1850421M
ISBN 100849375053
LC Control Number90001895

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