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Videoconference will be available using individual password.

It is an option for those, not having possibility to travel to Latvia but wanting to listen to lectures and oral presentations.

 

1st International symposium on visual physiology, environment, and perception (VisPEP2016)

 

Programme (for videoconference)

 

 

Thursday, 6 October, 2016

Auditorium Magnum

18:00-18:05

Opening words from the organizers

18:05-18:10

Opening words from the prof. Indriķis Muižnieks – rector of the University of Latvia

18:10-18:20

Opening words from Ģirts Cimmermanis, Executive Officer of HOYA Corporation

18:20-18:30

Opening words from Ieva Pranka – Executive Director of the Baltic-German University Liaison Office

18:30-19:30

Keynote lecture*: Visual Phenomena & Optical Illusions (Michael Bach)

 

Friday, 7 October, 2016

Auditorium Magnum

Session 1: Illusions and environment (S.Fomins, K.Juraševska)

9:00-9:20

The after-effects of Müller-Lyer and Ponzo illusions in sensorimotor domain (V.Lyakhovetskii, V.Karpinskaia)

9:20-9:40

Modelling foveated vision in Matlab image processing (W.B.Kloke)

9:40-10:00

Motion induced blindness using increments and decrements (W.W.Stine, P.A.Levesque, M.E.Lusignan, A.J.Kitt)

10:00-10:20

Range of comfortable brightness for self-luminous surfaces in architectural applications (M.Reisinger)

10:20-10:40

Study of volumetric image depth perception for observing generic volumetric scenes (K.Osmanis, I.Osmanis, G.Valters, M.Narels)

10:40-11:00

Discussion

Auditorium Magnum

11:30-12:30

Keynote lecture*: Visual acuity and contrast thresholds – Not trivial to measure (Michael Bach)

Auditorium Magnum

Poster session 1 (2 min presentations) (S.Fomins)

13:30-14:00

Influence of discontinuity of filling on the strength of illusion of length (A.Bielevičius, T.Surkys, A.Bertulis, A.Bulatov) P1-1

Dependende of filled/unfilled illusion magnitude on the completeness of filling (T.Surkys, A.Bulatov, L.Mickienė, I.Daugirdaitė) P1-2

Oppel-Kundt illusion magnitude changes evoked by the tilting of the filling element (A.Bulatov, T.Surkys, N.Bulatova, P.Šimaitytė) P1-3

Superposition of differing structures in the Oppel-Kundt stimuli (A.Bertulis, T.Surkys, A.Bulatov, J.Loginovič) P1-4

Illusory depth sense of colour images in “Virtual Reality” adapters using mobile phone (K.Muižniece, M.Ozolinsh) P1-5

Chromatic sensitivity evaluation with static and dynamic color vision stimuli (R.Trukša, K.Juraševska, A.Livzāne) P1-6

Metameric light sources: a recent paradigm for functional lighting* (A.Petrulis, P.Vitta, R.Vaicekauskas) P1-7

Colorimetric and circadian light characteristics of Latvian sky (S.Fomins, M.Ozoliņš) P1-8

Optical system with dynamic magnification (M.Sobczak, A.Popiołek-Masajada) P1-9

Influence of object size on recognition time in mental rotation test (L.Zariņa, J.Šķilters, V.Lyakhovetskii, G.Krūmiņa) P1-10

Visual search depending on the set size and number of targets (I.Timrote, A.Anča , P.Vendiņa, B.Griķe, I.Cehanoviča, V.Lyakhovetskii) P1-11

Perceptual grouping in central and peripheral visual field (I.Laicāne, J.Šķilters, V.Lyakhovetskii, A.Kūlīte, G.Krūmiņa) P1-12

The effect of emotional arousal environment on first graders reading (A.S.Alekseeva, O.V.Lomtatidze, L.V.Zagumennova) P1-13

Auditorium Magnum

Session 2: Learning and visual perception (J.Allik, I.Timrote)

15:30-15:50

Accommodation amplitude in school-age children (G.Ikaunieks, M.Segliņa, K.Panke, G.Krūmiņa)

15:50-16:10

Does binocular instability affect reaction times and procedural motor learning in developmental dyslexia? (A.Brenk-Krakowska, A.Przekoracka-Krawczyk, P.Nawrot, P.Rusiak, R.Naskrecki)

16:10-16:30

Interviewing children with reading difficulties about environmental factors influencing their reading performance* (S.Breitenbach)

16:30-16:50

Parameters affecting coherent motion perception (E.Kassaliete, R.Trukša, A.Krastiņa, A.Petrova, I.Lācis)

16:50-17:10

Effects of mental fatigue on visual grouping (T.Pladere, D.Bete, J.Šķilters, G.Krūmiņa)

17:10-17:30

Discussion

 

 

 

Saturday, 8 October, 2016

Auditorium Magnum

Session 3: Binocularity (W.Jaschinski, I.Laicāne)

9:00-9:30

Review of fixation disparity: methods, findings, concepts (W.Jaschinski)

9:30-10:00

A new approach to fixation disparity: determining aligning prisms without using trial prism lenses (O.Prenat)

10:00-10:20

Effect of vision therapy on vergence response in accommodation and vergence problems (I.Siliņa, A.Švede)

10:20-10:40

Examining crowding using a real three-dimensional experimental setup* (L.V.Eberhardt, A.Huckauf)

10:40-11:00

Discussion

Auditorium Magnum

11:30-12:30

Keynote lecture*: Binocular coordination and binocular advantages in reading (Stephanie Jainta)

Auditorium Magnum

Poster session 2 (2 min presentations) (A.Švede)

13:30-14:00

Open-view system for measurements of accommodation and vergence (A.Švede, M.Sobczak, K.Panke, S.Fomins, R.Trukša, G.Krūmiņa) P2-1

Binocular coordination in reading when changing background brightness (A.Köpsel, A.Huckauf) P2-2

Differences in cortical activation between pure volitional saccades and pure volitional vergences (M.Wojtczak-Kwaśniewska, A.Przekoracka-Krawczyk, R.van der Lubbe) P2-3

The time course of adaptation depending on subject’s refraction (A.Petrova, E.Eldmane, P.Cikmačs) P2-4

Optimal optotype structure for monitoring visual acuity (G.Rozhkova, D.Lebedev, M.Gracheva, S.Rychkova) P2-5

Mobile devices for studies of binocular summation of colour stimuli (V.Zavjalova, M.Ozolinsh, O.Danilenko) P2-6

Interactive computer trainings for improvement of binocular functions (M.Gracheva, S.Rychkova, I.Senko, H.P.Tahchidi) P2-7

Computer-aided techniques in analysis and treatment of strabismic suppression: practical issues (S.Rychkova, M.Gracheva, I.Senko) P2-8

Visual acuity and contrast sensitivity in different keratoconus stages (S.Līduma, G.Krūmiņa) P2-9

Vertical zones of clear vision with progressive addition lenses (M.König, W.Jaschinski) P2-10

Assesment of iridocorneal angle (A.Keiša) P2-11

Auditorium Magnum

Session 4: Clinical (G.Krūmiņa, G.Ikaunieks)

15:30-15:50

Differences in the development of deprivational and disbinocular amblyopia (S.Alekseenko, P.Shkorbatova)

15:50-16:10

Current trends of myopia management strategies in clinical practice (M.Zvirgzdiņa, J.B.Orr, N.S.Logan, J.S.Wolffsohn)

16:10-16:30

Orthokeratology and short term changes in peripheral refraction (A.Hartwig, H.Radhakrishnan)

16:30-16:50

Corneal curvature changes using long term orthokeratology* (L.Kozuliņa, G.Krūmiņa)

16:50-17:10

Slope of the accommodative response measured with the retinal brightness method (V.Karitāns, N.Fridrihsone, E.Kassaliete, A.Švede, M.Ozoliņš, G.Krūmiņa)

17:10-17:30

Discussion

Auditorium Magnum

17:30-17:40

Conference closing

 

 

* Supported by the Baltic-German University Liaison Office. The project of the Baltic-German University Liaison Office is supported by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) with funds from the Foreign Office of the Federal Republic Germany.

Minor changes to the programme can occur until the start of the Symposium. We will keep the programme on our website (www.vispep.lu.lv) up to date at all times. Please check back regularly our website (www.vispep.lu.lv) to download the most recent versions of the programme.

Last updated: October 3, 2016.