Computer Vision and Computational Neuroscience

Reading Assignment :

Three questions: (pick one and answer it in a one-page essay that you will
hand in to Prof. Itti next monday, January 14th, at noon in class):
1) Why is it a challenge to build machines that "see" while this is so
natural to us?
2) How do bottom-up and top-down attention control signals interact
during the analysis of a visual scene?
3) Give an example and explain how the study of neuroscience and of the
brain can benefit engineering.