Publications

Publications

  • Ehinger, K. A. & Rosenholtz, R. (accepted). Peripheral information loss predicts human performance on a range of scene-perception tasks relevant for navigation. Journal of Vision.
  • Zhang, J., Ehinger, K. A., Wei, H., Zhang, K., & Yang, J. (accepted). A novel graph-based optimization framework for salient object detection.
  • Ehinger, K. A. & Wolfe, J. M. (2016). When is it time to move to the next map? Optimal foraging in guided search. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 78(7), 2135-2151.
  • Ehinger, K. A., Allen, K., & Wolfe, J. M. (2016). Change blindness for cast shadows in natural scenes: Even informative shadow changes are missed. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 78(4), 978-987. [website]
  • Xiao, J., Ehinger, K. A., Hays, J., Torralba, A., & Oliva, A. (2016). SUN Database: Exploring a large collection of scene categories. International Journal of Computer Vision, 119(1), 3-22. [website] [pdf]
  • Sareen, P., Ehinger, K. A., & Wolfe, J. M. (2016). A Change Detection Database for objects in natural indoor scenes. Behavior Research Methods, 48(4), 1343-1348. [website] [pdf]
  • Sareen, P., Ehinger, K. A., & Wolfe, J. M. (2015). Through the looking-glass: Objects in the mirror are less real. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 22(4), 980-986. [website] [pdf]
  • Zhang, J., Ehinger, K. A., Ding, J., & Yang, J. (2014). A prior-based graph for salient object detection. Proc. 21st IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP), 1175 - 1178. [pdf]
  • Xiao, J., Hays, J., Russell, B. C, Patterson, G., Ehinger, K. A., Torralba, A., & Oliva, A. (2013). Basic level scene understanding: Categories, attributes and structures. Frontiers in Psychology, 4. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2013.00506 [pdf]
  • Xiao, J., Ehinger, K. A., Oliva, A., & Torralba, A. (2012). Recognizing scene viewpoint using panoramic place representation. Proc. 25th IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR). [website] [pdf]
  • Goujon, A., Brockmole, J. R., & Ehinger, K. A. (2012). How visual and semantic information influence learning in familiar contexts. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance. [pdf]
  • Rosenholtz, R., Huang, J., & Ehinger, K. (2012). Rethinking the role of top-down attention in vision: Effects attributable to a lossy representation in peripheral vision. Frontiers in Psychology, 3. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2012.00013 [pdf]
  • Ehinger, K. A., & Oliva, A. (2011). Canonical views of scenes depend on the shape of the space. In L. Carlson, C. Hölscher, & T. Shipley (Eds.), Proceedings of the 33rd Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 2114-2119). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society. [pdf] [poster]
  • Ehinger, K. A., Xiao, J., Torralba, A., & Oliva, A. (2011). Estimating scene typicality from human ratings and image features. In L. Carlson, C. Hölscher, & T. Shipley (Eds.), Proceedings of the 33rd Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 2562-2567). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society. [pdf] [slides]
  • Ehinger, K. A., & Altschuler, E. L. (2011). What did the early American presidents really look like? Gilbert Stuart portraits as a "Rosetta Stone" to the pre-photography era. Perception, 40(1), 91-94. [website] [pdf]
  • Xiao, J., Hays, J., Ehinger, K. A., Oliva, A., & Torralba, A. (2010). SUN Database: Large scale scene recognition from abbey to zoo. In Proc. 23rd IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), 3485-3492. [website] [pdf]
  • Judd, T., Ehinger, K., Durand, F., Torralba, A. (2009). Learning to predict where people look. In 12th IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV), 2106-2113. [website] [pdf]
  • Ehinger, K. A., Hidalgo-Sotelo, B., Torralba, A., & Oliva, A. (2009). Modeling search for people in 900 Scenes: A combined source model of eye guidance. Visual Cognition, 17, 945-978. [website] [pdf]
  • Ehinger, K. A. & Brockmole, J. R. (2008). The role of color in visual search in real-world scenes: Evidence from contextual cueing. Perception & Psychophysics, 70(7), 1366-1378. [pdf]

Manuscripts

  • Xu, P., Ehinger, K. A, Zhang, Y., Finkelstein, A., Kulkarni, S. R., & Jianxiong, X. (2015). TurkerGaze: Crowdsourcing saliency with webcam based eye tracking. arXiv:1504.06755. [website] [pdf]
  • Xiao, J., Russell, B. C., Hays, J., Ehinger, K. A., Oliva, A., & Torralba, A. (2012). Basic level scene understanding: From labels to structure and beyond. In SIGGRAPH Asia 2012 Technical Briefs (SA '12), Article 36. ACM: New York, NY. [pdf]

Presentations

  • Ehinger, K. A., Joseph, K. T., Adams, W. J., Graf, E. W., & Elder, J. H. (2017). Learning to identify depth edges in real-world images with 3D ground truth. Poster presented at Vision Sciences Society annual meeting, May 20, 2017. [poster]
  • Ehinger, K. A., Joseph, K. T., Adams, W. J., Graf, E. W., & Elder, J. H. (2017). Learning to identify depth edges in real-world images with 3D ground truth. Talk presented at MODVIS (Computational and Mathematical Models in Vision), May 19, 2017.
  • Ehinger, K. A. & Wolfe, J. M. (2016). How is visual search guided by shape? Using features from deep learning to understand preattentive "shape space". Poster presented at Vision Sciences Society annual meeting, May 15, 2016. [poster]
  • Ehinger, K. A. & Wolfe, J. M. (2015). Foraging in satellite imagery: When is it time to move to the next map? Talk presented at Vision Sciences Society annual meeting, May 18, 2015.
  • Ehinger, K. A. & Wolfe, J. M. (2014). Foraging and navigating in a virtual orchard: Which tree do you visit next? Talk presented at Vision Sciences Society annual meeting, May 19, 2014.
  • Ehinger, K. A. & Rosenholtz, R. (2013). Texture statistics predict human performance on a range of scene-perception tasks. Poster presented at the Vision Sciences Society annual meeting, May 14, 2013. [poster]
  • Ehinger, K. A. & Rosenholtz, R. (2012). Quantifying boundary extension in scenes. Poster presented at the Vision Sciences Society annual meeting, May 15, 2012. [poster]
  • Ehinger, K. A. & Oliva, A. (2011). What determines the canonical view of a scene? Talk presented at Vision Sciences Society annual meeting, May 8, 2011.
  • Ehinger, K. A. & Oliva, A. (2011). Canonical views of scenes. Poster presented at the MIT Scene Understanding Symposium, Jan 28, 2011.
  • Ehinger, K. A., Haggerty, K. M., & Oliva, A. (2010). Canonical views of scenes depend on the shape of the space. Poster presented at Object Perception, Attention, & Memory, Nov, 18, 2010. [poster]
  • Ehinger, K. A., Torralba, A., & Oliva, A. (2010). Building a taxonomy of visual scenes: Typicality ratings and hierarchical classification. Poster presented at Vision Sciences Society annual meeting, May 9, 2010. [poster]
  • Ehinger, K. A., Hidalgo-Sotelo, B., Torralba, A., & Oliva, A. (2009). Modeling search for people in 900 Scenes: The roles of saliency, target features, and scene context. Talk presented at Vision Sciences Society annual meeting, May 10, 2009. [slides]
  • Ehinger, K. A., Hidalgo-Sotelo, B., Torralba, A., & Oliva, A. (2009). Modeling search for people in 900 Scenes: A combined source model of eye guidance. Poster presented at the MIT Scene Understanding Symposium, Jan 30, 2009. [poster]
  • Ehinger, K. A. (2008). Modeling sources of visual attention guidance in real-world search. Talk presented at MIT Cognitive Lunch, Oct 21, 2008.
  • Ehinger, K. A. & Oliva, A. (2008). Characterizing the shape and texture of natural objects using Active Appearance Models. Poster presented at the Vision Sciences Society annual meeting, May 11, 2008. [poster]
  • Ehinger, K. A. & Brockmole, J. R. (2008). The role of color in real-world scene contextual cueing. Poster presented at the MIT Scene Understanding Symposium, Feb 1, 2008. [poster]