LENNY KONTSEVICH

Scientist

 

Education:

Ph.D. in Physics and Mathematics, Moscow Institute of Physics & Technology

M. Sc. in Computer Science, Moscow Institute of Electronic Engineering

 

Publications:

Kontsevich, L.L. An ambiguous random-dot stereogram which permits continuous change of interpretation. Vision Research, 1986, v.26(3), pp.517-519.

Kontsevich, L. L., Kontsevich, M. L., & Shen, A. Kh. (1987). Two algorithms for reconstructing shapes. Optoelectronics, Instrumentation and Data Processing, No. 5, 76-81.

Kontsevich, L. L. (1993). Pairwise comparison technique: a simple solution for depth reconstruction. Journal of Optical Society of America A, 10, p. 1129-1135.

Tyler, C. W. & Kontsevich, L. L. (1993). Waveform optimization for phase reconstruction of the impulse response. Journal of Optical Society of America A, 10(5), p. 1005-1013.

Kontsevich, L. L., Petrov, A. P., & Vergelskaya, I. S. (1994). Reconstruction of shape from shading in color images. Journal of Optical Society of America A, 11(3), p. 1047-1052.

Kontsevich, L. L. & Tyler, C. W. (1994). Analysis of stereothresholds for stimuli below 2.5 c/deg. Vision Research, 34, p. 2317-2329.

Petrov, A. P. & Kontsevich, L. L. (1994). Properties of color images of surfaces under multiple illuminants. Journal of Optical Society of America A, 11(10), p. 2745-2749.

Cogan, A. I., Kontsevich, L. L., Lomakin, A. J., Halpern, D. L., & Blake, R. (1995). Binocular disparity processing with opposite-contrast stimuli. Perception, 24, p. 33-47.

Tyler, C. W. & Kontsevich, L. L. (1995). Mechanisms of stereoscopic processing: Stereoattention and surface perception in depth reconstruction. Perception, 24, 127-153.

Kontsevich, L. L. (1995). The nature of the inputs to cortical motion detectors. Vision Research, 35, 2785-2793.

Kontsevich, L. L. Symmetry as a depth cue. In (Ed. C.W.Tyler): Human Symmetry Perception and its Computational Analysis, 1996, p. 331-348. VSP, Utrecht, The Nethrelands.

Jagadeesh, B, Wheat, H. S., Kontsevich, L. L., Tyler, C. W., & Ferster, D. (1997). Direction selectivity of synaptic potentials in simple cells of the cat visual cortex. Visual Neurophysiology, 78, p. 2772-2789.

Kontsevich, L. L. (1998). Defaults in stereoscopic and kinetic depth perception. Proceedings of the Royal Society Lond. B, 265, 1615-1621.

Kontsevich, L. L. & Tyler, C. W. (1998). How much of the visual object is used in estimating its position. Vision Research, 38, 3025-3029.

Kontsevich, L. L. & Tyler, C. W. (1999). Distraction of attention may control the slope of the psychometric function. Journal of Optical Society of America A, 16 (2), 217-222.

Kontsevich, L. L. & Tyler, C. W. (1999). Bayesian adaptive estimation of psychometric slope and threshold. Vision Research, 39, 2729-2737.

Kontsevich, L. L. & Tyler, C. W. (1999). Nonlinearities of near-threshold contrast transduction. Vision Research, 39, 1869-1880.

Anstis, S. M., Kontsevich, L. L. & Tyler, C. W. (1999). Demonstrating the temporal modulation transfer function. Perception, 28, 623-626.

Kontsevich, L. L. & Tyler, C. W. (2000). Relative contributions of sustained and transient pathways to human stereoprocessing. Vision Research, 40, 3245-3255.

Tyler, C. W. & Kontsevich, L. L. (2001). Stereoprocessing cyclopean depth images: horizontally elongated summation fields. Vision Research, 41, 2235-2243.

Kontsevich, L. L., Chen, C. C. & Tyler, C. W. (2002). Separating the effects of response nonlinearities and internal noise psychophysically. Vision Research, 42, 1771-1784.

Kontsevich, L. L., Chen, C.-C., Verghese, P., & Tyler, C. W. (2002). The unique criterion constraint: a false alarm? Nature Neuroscience, 5, 707.

Kontsevich, L. L. & Tyler, C. W. (2004). What makes Mona Lisa smile? Vision Research, 44, 1493-1498.

Tyler, C. W., Baseler, H. A., Kontsevich, L. L., Likova, L. T., Wade, A. R., & Wandell, B. A. (2005).

 

Proceedings:

Kontsevich, L. L. (1992). Inference of three-dimensional structure from weak perspective projections based on pairwise comparisons of images. In J. O. Merritt & S. S. Fisher (Ed.), SPIE Proceedings (Stereoscopic Displays and Applications III, San Jose, 12-13 Feb. 1992), 1669, p. 51-60.

Tyler, C. W., Chan, H., Lei, L., McBride, B., & Kontsevich, L. L. (1992). Bit-stealing: how to get 1786 or more grey levels from an 8-bit color monitor. In B. E. Rogowitz (Ed.), SPIE Proceedings (Human Vision, Visual Processing and Digital Display III, 10-13 Feb. 1992, San Jose, California), 1666, p. 351-364.

Drew, M. S. & Kontsevich, L. L. (1994). Closed-form attitude determination under spectrally varying illumination (Technical Report No. CSS/LCCR TR 94-02). Centre for Systems Science, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, B.C., Canada.

Kontsevich, M. L. & Kontsevich, L. L. (1994). Reconstruction of 3D structure from two central projections by a fully linear algorithm. In T. B. Lawton (Ed.), SPIE Proceedings (Computational Vision Based on Neurobiology, 6-9 July 1993, Pacific Grove, California), 2054, p. 69-78.

Tyler, C. W., Barghout, L., & Kontsevich, L. L. (1994). Computational reconstruction of the mechanisms of human stereopsis. In T. B. Lawton (Ed.), SPIE Proceedings (Computational Vision Based on Neurobiology, 6-9 July 1993, Pacific Grove, California), 2054, p. 52-68.

Kontsevich, L. L. Beating humans in penny matching game. In ICIM Proceedings (International Conference on Inductive Modeling, 20-25 May 2002, Lvov, Ukraine), 2, pp.16-19.

Kontsevich, L. L. & Tyler, C. W. (2004). On the channel structure of sustained peripheral vision. SPIE Vol. 5292, 26-33.