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Visual topography and perceptual learning in the primate visual system

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Predicting topographic organisation of visual structures in primates using diffusion-weighted imaging and tractography
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The primate visual system is organised and wired in a topological manner. From the eye well into extrastriate visual cortex, a preserved spatial representation of the vi- sual world is maintained across many levels of processing. Diffusion-weighted imaging (DWI), together with probabilistic tractography, is a non-invasive technique for map- ping connectivity within the brain. In this thesis I probed the sensitivity and accuracy of DWI and probabilistic tractography by quantifying its capac...

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Oxford
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AVT00030, AV00.01
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Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford

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