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Sample of recent publications 2009 - 2015


Kasper, R.W., Grafton, S.T., Eckstein, M.P., Giesbrecht B., Multimodal neuroimaging evidence linking memory and attention systems during visual search cued by context Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences 1339 (1), 176-189, (2015)

Eckstein, M.P., Schoonveld, W., Zhang, S., Mack, S.C., Akbas, E. Optimal and human eye movements to clustered low value cues to increase decision rewards during search Vision research 113, 137-154, (2015)

JR Peters, J.R., Srivastava, V., Taylor, G.S., Surana, A., Eckstein, M.P., Bullo, F. Human Supervisory Control of Robotic Teams: Integrating Cognitive Modeling with Engineering Design, Control Systems, IEEE 35, 57-80, (2015)

Or, C.C.F., Peterson, M.P., Eckstein M.P., Initial eye movements during face identification are optimal and similar across cultures, Journal of vision 15 (13), 12-12, (2015)

Juni, M.Z., Eckstein, M.P. Flexible human collective wisdom.  Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 41, (2015)

Ludwig, C., Eckstein M.P., Foveal analysis and peripheral selection during active visual sampling, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, E291-9, (2014)

Akbas, E., Wadhwa, A., Eckstein, M.P., Madhow, U., A framework for machine vision based on neuro-mimetic front end processing and clustering, Communication, Control, and Computing (Allerton), 52nd Annual Allerton  Conference, 311-318 (2014)

Kasper, R. W., Cecotti, H., Touryan, J., Eckstein, M. P., & Giesbrecht, B. Isolating the Neural Mechanisms of Interference during Continuous Multisensory Dual-task Performance, Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 26(3):476-89, (2014)

Peterson, M. F., & Eckstein, M. P., Learning optimal eye movements to unusual faces, Vision Research, 99:57-68, (2014)

Cecotti, H., Eckstein, M.P., Giesbrecht, B., Single-trial classification of event related potentials in rapid serial visual presentation tasks using supervised spatial filtering, IEEE Trans. Neural Netw Learn Syst., 25, 2030-4, (2014)

Eckstein, M. P., Mack, S. C., Liston, D. B., Bogush, L., Menzel, R., & Krauzlis, R. J.  Rethinking human visual attention: Spatial cueing effects and optimality of decisions by honeybees, monkeys and humans, Vision research, 85:5-19 (2013

Preston, T. J., Guo, F., Das, K., Giesbrecht, B., & Eckstein, M. P. Neural Representations of Contextual Guidance in Visual Search of Real-World Scenes, The Journal of Neuroscience, 33(18), 7846-7855 (2013)

Karthikeyan, S., Jagadeesh, V., Shenoy, R., Eckstein, M. and Manjunath, B.S.,
From Where and How to What We See, Proc. IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision, Sydney, Dec. (2013)

Abbey, C. K., Eckstein, M. P., & Boone, J. M. Estimating the relative utility of screening mammography. Medical Decision Making, 33(4), 510-520 (2013)

Peterson, M. F., & Eckstein, M. P. Individual Differences in Eye Movements During Face Identification Reflect Observer-Specific Optimal Points of Fixation , Psychological science, 24(7), 1216-25 (2013)

Peterson, M.F.. Eckstein, M.P., Looking just below the eyes is optimal across face recognition tasks, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, (2012)

Guo F., Preston T.J., Das K., Giesbrecht B., Eckstein M.P., Feature-independent neural coding of target detection during search of natural scenes, Journal of Neuroscience, 32, 9499-510, (2012)

Shimozaki, S.S., Schoonveld W.A., Eckstein M.P., A unified Bayesian observer analysis for set size and cueing effects on perceptual decisions and saccades, Journal of Vision, 22, (2012)

Eckstein, M. P,, Visual Search: A Retrospective. Journal of Vision, 11, 5, 2011

Eckstein M.P., Das, K., Pham, B.T., Peterson, M.F., Abbey, C.K., Sy, J.L., Giesbrecht, B., Neural decoding of collective wisdom with multi-brain computing, Neuroimage, 59, 1, (2012)

Mack, S.C., Eckstein, M.P., Object co-occurrence serves as a contextual cue to guide and facilitate visual search in a natural viewing environment, Journal of Vision, 11, 9, 2011

Cecotti, H., Kasper, R.W., Elliott, J.C., Eckstein, M.P., Giesbrecht, B., Multimodal target detection using single trial evoked EEG responses in single and dual-tasks, IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, (2011)

Cecotti, H., Sato-Reinhold,  J., Sy, J.L., Elliott, J.C., Eckstein, M.P., Giesbrecht, B., Impact of target probability on single-trial EEG target detection in a difficult rapid serial visual presentation task, IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, (2011)

Abbey, C.K.,  Nosratieh, Zhang, S., Eckstein, M.P., and Boone, J.M.,  Characterizing non-Gaussian properties of breast images with a noisy-Laplacian distribution,  Proc. SPIE Medical Imaging, Image Perception, Image Perception, Observer Performance, Technology Assessment,  (2011)

Peterson M.F., Das K., Sy J.L., Li S., Giesbrecht B., Kourtzi Z., Eckstein M.P., Ideal observer analysis for task normalization of pattern classifier performance applied to EEG and fMRI data, Journal of the Optical Society of America A, 27, 2670-83, (2010)

Zhang S., Eckstein M.P., Evolution and Optimality of similar neural mechanisms for perception actions during search, PLoS Comput Biol., 9, 6, (2010)

Das K., Giesbrecht B., Eckstein M.P., Predicting variations of perceptual performance across individuals from neural activity using pattern classifiers, Neuroimage, 51(4):1425-37 (2010)

Trenti E.J., Barraza J.F., Eckstein M.P. Learning motion: Human vs. optimal Bayesian learner, Vision Research, 50(4):460-72, (2010)

Abbey C.K., Eckstein M.P., Boone J.M., An Equivalent Relative Utility Metric for Evaluating Screening Mammography, Medical Decision Making, 30(1):113-22, (2010)

Das K., Zhang, S. B. Giesbrecht, M. P. Eckstein, Using Rapid Visually Evoked EEG Activity for Person Identification, in Proc. of the 31st Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, 2490-3, (2009)

Zhang, S, Abbey, CK, Eckstein, MP,Virtual evolution for visual search in natural images results in behavioral receptive fields with inhibitory sourrounds, Visual Neuroscience, Special Issue on Natural Systems Analysis, 26, 93-108, (2009)

Eckstein, MP, Peterson MF, Pham BT, Droll JA, Statistical decision theory to relate neurons to behavior in the study of covert visual attention, Vision Research, Special Issue on Visual Attention, 49(10):1097-128 (2009)

Droll JA, Eckstein MP, Gaze control and memory for objects while walking in a real world environment.Visual Cognition, Special Issue on Eye Guidance in Natural Scenes, 17(6),1159 -1184 (2009

Droll, JA, Abbey CK, Eckstein MP, Learning cue validity through performance feedback, Journal of Vision, 9(2):18, 1-22, (2009)

Castella C, Eckstein MP, Abbey CK, Kinkel K, Verdun FR, Saunder RS, Samei E, Bochud FO, Mass detection on mammograms: influence of signal shape uncertainty on human and model observers, Journal of the Opt. Soc. of Am. A, 26, 425-436 , (2009)

Abbey C.K., Sohl-Dickstein J.N., Olshausen B.A., Eckstein M.P., and Boone J.M., Higher-order scene statistics of breast images, Proc. SPIE Medical Imaging, Vol. 7263, (2009)

Peterson MF, Abbey, CK, Eckstein, MP, The surprising high human efficiency at learning to identify faces, Vision Research, 49(3):301-14, (2009)