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2015

  1. Wool, L. E.; Komban, S. J.; Kremkow, J.; Jansen, M.; Li, X.; Alonso, J-M. and Zaidi, Q. Salience of unique hues and implications for color theory. Journal of Vision, 15 (2): 10, 2015

2014

  1. Zaidi, Q.; Marshall, J.; Thoen, H. and Conway, B. R. Evolution of neural computations: Mantis shrimp and human color decoding. i-Perception, 5 (6): 492-496, 2014
  2. Ennis, R.; Cao, D.; Lee, B. B. and Zaidi, Q. Eye Movements and the Neural Basis of Context Effects on Visual Sensitivity. The Journal of Neuroscience, 34 (24): 8119-8129, 2014
  3. Bachy, R. and Zaidi, Q. Troxler fading, eye movements, and retinal ganglion cell properties. i-Perception, 5 (7): 611-612, 2014
  4. Bachy, R. and Zaidi, Q. Factors governing the speed of color adaptation in foveal versus peripheral vision. Journal of the Optical Society of America A, 31 (4): A220-A225, 2014

2013

  1. Jain, A. and Zaidi, Q. Efficiency of extracting stereo-driven object motions. Journal of Vision, 13 (1), 2013
  2. Cohen, E. H. and Zaidi, Q. Symmetry in context: Salience of mirror symmetry in natural patterns. Journal of Vision, 13 (6), 2013
  3. Zaidi, Q.; Jain, A. and Meng, X. Perception of Non-rigid 3-D Shapes, in The Oxford Handbook of Computational Perceptual Organization, (Invited)., 2013
  4. Zaidi, Q.; Jain, A. and Cohen, E. Perception of Non-rigid 3-D Motions, in The Oxford Handbook of Computational Perceptual Organization, (Invited)., 2013
  5. Giesel, M. and Zaidi, Q. Frequency-based heuristics for material perception. Journal of Vision, 13 (14): 7, 2013

2012

  1. Zaidi, Q.; Ennis, R.; Cao, D. and Lee, B. Neural locus of color afterimages. Current Biology : CB, 22 (3): 220-4, 2012

2011

  1. Zaidi, Q. Visual inferences of material changes: color as clue and distraction. Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Cognitive Science, 2 (6): 686-700, 2011
  2. Meng, X. and Zaidi, Q. Visual effects of haptic feedback are large but local. PloS one, 6 (5): e19877 1-6, 2011
  3. Komban, S. J.; Alonso, J-M. and Zaidi, Q. Darks are processed faster than lights. The Journal of Neuroscience, 31 (23): 8654-8, 2011
  4. Jain, A. and Zaidi, Q. Discerning nonrigid 3D shapes from motion cues. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 108 (4): 1663-8, 2011

2010

  1. Yoonessi, A. and Zaidi, Q. The role of color in recognizing material changes. Ophthalmic & Physiological Optics, 30 (5): 626-31, 2010
  2. Cohen, E. H; Jain, A. and Zaidi, Q. The utility of shape attributes in deciphering movements of non-rigid objects. Journal of Vision, 10 (11): 1-15, 2010

2009

  1. Li, A. and Zaidi, Q. Release from cross-orientation suppression facilitates 3D shape perception. PloS one, 4 (12): 1-6, 2009
  2. Lee, R J; Mollon, J D; Zaidi, Q and Smithson, H E Latency characteristics of the short-wavelength-sensitive cones and their associated pathways. Journal of Vision, 9 (12): 1-17, 2009

2008

  1. Zaidi, Q. and Bostic, M. Color strategies for object identification. Vision Research, 48 (26): 2673-81, 2008
  2. Li, A.; Tzen, B.; Yadgarova, A. and Zaidi, Q. Neural basis of 3-D shape aftereffects. Vision Research, 48 (2): 244-52, 2008

2007

  1. Cohen, E. H and Zaidi, Q. Fundamental failures of shape constancy resulting from cortical anisotropy. The Journal of Neuroscience, 27 (46): 12540-5, 2007
  2. Cohen, E. H. and Zaidi, Q. The oblique effect and three-dimensional shape Visual Cognition, 15: 80-83, 2007

2006

  1. Zaidi, Q. and Li, A. Three-dimensional shape perception from chromatic orientation flows. Visual Neuroscience, 23 (3-4): 323-30, 2006
  2. Sun, H.; Smithson, H. E.; Zaidi, Q. and Lee, B. B. Specificity of cone inputs to macaque retinal ganglion cells. Journal of Neurophysiology, 95 (2): 837-49, 2006
  3. Sun, H.; Smithson, H. E.; Zaidi, Q. and Lee, B. B. Do magnocellular and parvocellular ganglion cells avoid short-wavelength cone input?. Visual Neuroscience, 23 (3-4): 441-6, 2006
  4. Robilotto, R. and Zaidi, Q. Lightness identification of patterned three-dimensional real objects. Journal of Vision, 6 (1): 18-36, 2006

2005

  1. Zaidi, Q. Fitting the Mind to the World: Adaptation and Aftereffects in High-Level Vision, Advances in Visual Cognition Series.
  2. Zaidi, Q A sculpture technique for rendering complex impossible objects. Perception, 34: 121-132, 2005

2004

  1. Smithson, H. and Zaidi, Q. Colour constancy in context : Roles for local adaptation and levels of reference. Journal of Vision, Special issue on Perception of Color and Material Properties in Complex Scenes, 4 (9): 693-710, 2004
  2. Robilotto, R. and Zaidi, Q. Perceived transparency of neutral density filters across dissimilar backgrounds. Journal of Vision, 4 (3): 183-195, 2004
  3. Robilotto, R. and Zaidi, Q. Limits of lightness identification for real objects under natural viewing conditions. Journal of Vision, Special issue on Perception of Color and Material Properties in Complex Scenes, 4 (9): 779-797, 2004
  4. Li, A. and Zaidi, Q. Three-dimensional shape from non-homogeneous textures : Carved and stretched surfaces. Journal of Vision, 4 (10): 860-878, 2004
  5. Li, A. and Zaidi, Q. Perception of 3D shape from homogeneous and non-homogeneous surface textures Human Vision and Electronic Imaging IX, 5292: 307-321, 2004
  6. Khang, B-g. and Zaidi, Q. Illuminant color perception of spectrally filtered spotlights. Journal of Vision, Special issue on Perception of Color and Material Properties in Complex Scenes, 4 (9): 680-692, 2004

2003

  1. Shapiro, A. G.; Beere, J. L. and Zaidi, Q. Time-course of S-cone system adaptation to simple and complex fields. Vision Research, 43 (10): 1135-1147, 2003
  2. Li, A. and Zaidi, Q. Observer strategies in perception of 3-D shape from isotropic textures: developable surfaces. Vision Research, 43 (26): 2741-2758, 2003
  3. Clifford, C. W. G.; Spehar, B.; Solomon, S. G.; Martin, P. R. and Zaidi, Q. Interactions between color and luminance in the perception of orientation. Journal of Vision, 3 (2): 106-15, 2003

2002

  1. Zaidi, Q. and Li, A. Limitations on shape information provided by texture cues. Vision Research, 42 (7): 815-35, 2002
  2. Zaidi, Q. and Griffiths, A. F. Generic assumptions shared by visual perception and imagery. Brain and Behavioral Sciences, 25: 215-216, 2002
  3. Tsujimura, S-I. and Zaidi, Q. Similarities between visual processing of shear and uniform motion. Vision Research, 42 (28): 3005-17, 2002
  4. Robilotto, R.; Khang, B-G. and Zaidi, Q. Sensory and physical determinants of perceived achromatic transparency. Journal of Vision, 2 (5): 388-403, 2002
  5. Khang, B-G. and Zaidi, Q. Accuracy of color scission for spectral transparencies. Journal of Vision, 2: 451-466, 2002
  6. Khang, B-G. and Zaidi, Q. Cues and strategies for color constancy: perceptual scission, image junctions and transformational color matching. Vision Research, 42 (2): 211-26, 2002

2001

  1. Li, A. and Zaidi, Q. Erratum to "Information limitations in perception of shape from texture". [Vision Research 41 (2001) 1519-1534]. Vision research, 41 (22): 2927-42, 2001
  2. Zaidi, Q. Is There a Perceptual Color Space? Review of "Geometric representations of perceptual phenomena”. Color Research & Application: 325-328, 2001
  3. Shapiro, A. G.; Beere, J. L. and Zaidi, Q. Time course of adaptation along the RG cardinal axis. Color Research & Application, 26 (S1): S43-S47, 2001
  4. Li, A. and Zaidi, Q. Veridicality of three-dimensional shape perception predicted from amplitude spectra of natural textures. Journal of the Optical Society of America. A, Optics, image science, and vision, 18 (10): 2430-47, 2001
  5. Li, A. and Zaidi, Q. Information limitations in perception of shape from texture. Vision Research, 41 (12): 1519-33, 2001
  6. Joost, U.; Lee, B. B and Zaidi, Q. Commentary on "Lichtenberg, G.C.( 1793) Letter to Johann Wolfgang von Goethe on “Farbige Schatten.". Color Research and Application, 27: 300-303, 2001

2000

  1. Zaidi, Q. and DeBonet, J. S. Motion energy versus position tracking: spatial, temporal, and chromatic parameters. Vision Research, 40 (26): 3613-35, 2000
  2. Li, A. and Zaidi, Q. Perception of three-dimensional shape from texture is based on patterns of oriented energy. Vision Research, 40 (2): 217-42, 2000
  3. Griffiths, A. F. and Zaidi, Q. Perceptual assumptions and projective distortions in a three-dimensional shape illusion. Perception, 29 (2): 171-200, 2000

1999

  1. Zaidi, Q. Color Constancy in a rough world. Color Research and Application, 26 (July): S192-S200, 1999
  2. Zaidi, Q. Color and brightness induction: from Mach bonds to three-dimensional configurations. In Color Vision: From Genes to Perception. Cambridge University Press, New York, 1999

1998

  1. Zaidi, Q.; Spehar, B. and DeBonet, J. Adaptation to textured chromatic fields. Journal of the Optical Society of America. A, Optics, image science, and vision, 15 (1): 23-32, 1998
  2. Zaidi, Q. Identification of illuminant and object colors: heuristic-based algorithms. Journal of the Optical Society of America. A, Optics, image science, and vision, 15 (7): 1767-76, 1998
  3. Griffiths, A. F. and Zaidi, Q. Rigid objects that appear to bend. Perception, 27: 799-802, 1998

1997

  1. Zaidi, Q.; Spehar, B. and Debonet, J. Color constancy in variegated scenes : role of low-level mechanisms in discounting illumination changes. Journal of Opt Soc Am A, 14 (10): 2608-2621, 1997
  2. Zaidi, Q.; Spehar, B. and Shy, M. Induced effects of backgrounds and foregrounds in three-dimensional configurations: the role of T-junctions. Perception, 1997
  3. Zaidi, Q.; DeBonet, J.S. and Spehar, B. Perceived grey-levels in complex configurations. Recent Progress in Color Science, Eschbach, R. and Braun, K. (eds.), Imaging Science & Technology: 97-100, 1997
  4. Zaidi, Q. Decorrelation of L- and M-cone signals. Journal of the Optical Society of America. A, Optics, image science, and vision, 14 (12): 3430-1, 1997
  5. Spehar, B. and Zaidi, Q. Surround effects on the shape of the temporal contrast-sensitivity function. Journal of the Optical Society of America. A, Optics, image science, and vision, 14 (9): 2517-25, 1997
  6. Spehar, B. and Zaidi, Q. New configurational effects on perceived contrast and brightness: Second-order White's effects. Perception, 26: 409-418, 1997
  7. De Bonet, J. S. and Zaidi, Q. Comparison between spatial interactions in perceived contrast and perceived brightness. Vision Research, 37 (9): 1141-55, 1997

1996

  1. Spehar, B.; Debonet, J. S. and Zaidi, Q. Brightness induction from uniform and complex surrounds: a general model. Vision Research, 36 (13): 1893-906, 1996
  2. Greenstein, V. C.; Zaidi, Q.; Hood, D. C.; Spehar, B.; Cideciyan, A. V. and Jacobson, S. G. The enhanced S cone syndrome: an analysis of receptoral and post-receptoral changes. Vision Research, 36 (22): 3711-22, 1996
  3. Greenstein, V. C.; Halevy, D.; Zaidi, Q.; Koenig, K. L. and Ritch, R. H. Chromatic and luminance systems deficits in glaucoma. Vision Research, 36 (4): 621-9, 1996

1995

  1. Sachtler, W. L. and Zaidi, Q. Visual processing of motion boundaries. Vision Research, 35 (6): 807-26, 1995

1994

  1. Zaidi, Q. Commentary on "Schrodinger, E. (1925) Uber der Verhaltnis der Vierfarben zur Dreifarbentheorie". Color Research and Application, 1994
  2. Gegenfurtner, K. R.; Kiper, D. C.; Beusmans, J. M. H.; Carandini, M.; Zaidi, Q. and Movshon, J. A. Chromatic properties of neurons in macaque MT. Visual Neuroscience, 11: 455-466, 1994

1993

  1. Zaidi, Q. and Halevy, D. Visual Mechanisms that signal the direction of color changes. Vision Research, 33 (8): 1037-1051, 1993
  2. Zaidi, Q. Commentary on "Maxwell, J. C. (1860) On the theory of compound colours and the relations of the colours of the spectrum". Color Research and Application,, 18: 270-272, 1993
  3. Zaidi, Q. and Zipser, N. Induced contrast from radial patterns. Vision Research, 33: 1281-1286, 1993
  4. Zaidi, Q. and Shapiro, A. G. Adaptive orthogonalization of opponent-color signals. Biological Cybernetics, 69 (5-6): 415-28, 1993
  5. Sachtler, W. L. and Zaidi, Q. Effect of spatial configuration on motion aftereffects. Journal of the Optical Society of America. A, Optics and image science, 10 (7): 1433-49, 1993
  6. Greenstein, V. C.; Shapiro, A.; Hood, D. C. and Zaidi, Q. Chromatic and luminance sensitivity in diabetes and glaucoma. Journal of the Optical Society of America. A, Optics, image science, and vision, 10 (8): 1785-91, 1993

1992

  1. Zaidi, Q.; Yoshimi, B.; Flanigan, N. and Canova, A. Lateral interactions with color mechansim in simultaneous induced contrast. Vision Research, 32: 1695-1707, 1992
  2. Zaidi, Q.; Shapiro, A. and Hood, D. The effect of adaption on the differential sensitivity of the s-cone color system. Vision Research, 32: 1297-1318, 1992
  3. Zaidi, Q Parallel and serial connections between human color mechanisms. Applications of Parallel Processing in Vision., pages 227-259, Elsevier, Amsterdam, 1992
  4. Shapiro, A. G. and Zaidi, Q. The effects of prolonged temporal modulation on the differential response of color mechanisms. Vision Research, 32 (11): 2065-75, 1992
  5. Sachtler, W. L. and Zaidi, Q. Chromatic and luminance signals in visual memory. Journal of the Optical Society of America. A, Optics and image science, 9 (6): 877-94, 1992
  6. Greenstein, V. C.; Shapiro, A.; Zaidi, Q. and Hood, D. C. Psychophysical evidence for post-receptoral sensitivity loss in diabetics. Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science, 33 (10): 2781-90, 1992

1991

  1. Zaidi, Q.; Yoshimi, B. and Flannigan, J. Influence of shape and perimeter length on induced color contrast. Journal of the Optical Society of America. A, Optics and image science, 8 (11): 1810-7, 1991
  2. Zaidi, Q. and Sachtler, W. L. Motion adaptation from surrounding stimuli. Perception, 20: 703-714, 1991
  3. Zaidi, Q. and Halevy, D. Chromatic mechanisms beyond linear opponency. In From Pigments to Perception: Advances in Understanding Visual Processes Plenum Press, London, 1991

1990

  1. Zaidi, Q. Apparent brightness in complex displays: A reply to Moulden and kingdom. Vision Research, 30: 1253-1255, 1990

1989

  1. Zaidi, Q. Local and distal factors in visual grating induction. Vision Research, 29: 691-697, 1989
  2. Zaidi, Q.; Pokorny, J. and Smith, V. Sources of individual differences in anomaloscope equations for tritan defects. Clinical Vision Science, 4: 89-94, 1989

1988

  1. Zaidi, Q. and Pokorny, J. Appearance of pulsed infrared light: second harmonic generation in the eye. Applied Optics, 27 (6): 1064-8, 1988

1986

  1. Zaidi, Q. Adaptation and Color Matching. Vision Research, 26 (3): 1925-1938, 1986
  2. Krauskopf, J.; Zaidi, Q. and Mandler, M. B. Mechanisms of simultaneous color induction. Journal of the Optical Society of America. A, Optics and image science, 3 (10): 1752-1757, 1986
  3. Krauskopf, J. and Zaidi, Q. Induced Desensitization. Vision Research, 26 (5): 759-762, 1986

1983

  1. Smith, V.; Pokorny, J. and Zaidi, Q. How do sets of color-matching functions differ? In Colour Vision: Physiology and Psychophysics. Academic Press Ltd, London, 1983

1981

  1. Pokorny, J.; Smith, V.; S., B.; Elsner, A. and Zaidi, Q. Modeling Blue-Yellow Opponency. In Proceedings of the Fourth International Congress, AIC. , Berlin, 1981