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Recent publications and abstracts

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Vernier Acuity


  • Swindale NV, Stjepanovic G, Chin A, Mikelberg FS (2000) Automated analysis of normal and abnormal optic nerve head images. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 7:1730-42.
  • Broadway DC, Swindale NV, Drance SM, Mikelberg FS (1998) Subsets of primary open angle glaucoma distinguished by scanning laser ophthalmoscopy. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci Suppl 39.
  • Lester M, Mikelberg FS, Swindale NV and Drance SM (1997) ROC analysis of Heidelberg Retina Tomograph optic disc shape meaures in Glaucoma. Can J Ophthalmol, 32:382-388.
  • Lester M, Swindale NV, Mikelberg FS (1997) Sector-based analysis of optic nerve head shape parameters and visual field indices in healthy and glaucomatous eyesJ Glaucoma 6:371-376.
  • Lester M, Parfitt CM, Swindale NV, Mikelberg FS (1997) Sector-based analysis of Heidelberg Retina Tomograph (HRT) parameters in normal and glaucomatous eyes. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 38:S835.
  • Graham SL, Drance SM, Chauhan BC, Swindale NV, Hnik P, Mikelberg FS, Douglas GR (1996) Comparison of psychophysical and electrophysiological testing in early glaucomaInvest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 37:2651-2662.
  • Swindale NV, Fendick MG, Drance SM, Graham SL, Hnik P (1996) Contrast sensitivity for flickering and static letters and visual acuity at isoluminance in glaucomaJ Glaucoma 5:156-169.
  • Parfitt CM, Mikelberg FS, Swindale NV, Green S, Graham SL, Drance SM (1995) The use of artificial neural networks to identify optic nerve head degeneration due to glaucoma. Invest Ophthalmol Suppl 36/4:S628.
  • Parfitt CM, Mikelberg FS, Swindale NV (1995) The detection of glaucoma using an artificial neural network. 17th International Conference, IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology, Montreal, Canada.
  • Mikelberg FS, Parfitt CM, Swindale NV, Graham SL, Drance SM, Gosine R (1995) Ability of the Heidelberg Retina Tomograph to detect early glaucomatous visual field loss. J Glaucoma 4:242-247.
  • Piltz JR, Swindale NV, Drance SM (1993) Vernier thresholds and alignment bias in control, suspect and glaucomatous eyes. J Glaucoma 2:87-95.
  • Piltz JR, Swindale NV, Drance SM (1990) Vernier thresholds in normal, suspect and glaucomatous eyes. Invest Ophthalmol Suppl 31:17.

Auditory Psychophysics

Pond Snail



Selected abstracts

  • Hetherington PA, Swindale NV (1998) Real-time, in vivo prediction of neuron cortical location by triangulation of spike signals from silicon electrode recording arrays. Soc Neurosci Abstr 28:895.
  • Hetherington PA, Swindale NV (1997) Receptive field scatter in cat area 17 is smaller than receptive field size. Soc Neurosci Abstr 27:2059.
  • Swindale NV, Hetherington PA (1997) How disordered is the orientation map in cat area 17? Soc Neurosci Abstr 27:2059.
  • Swindale NV (1996) A model for the cortical map of direction preference. Soc Neurosci Abstr.
  • Hetherington PA, Zakarauskas P, Swindale NV (1996) Rotated hyper-ellipses improve multi-unit spike separation. Soc Neurosci Abstr 26:1608.
  • Hetherington PA, Swindale NV, Zhao D (1995) Inter-ocular disparity and variation in receptive field position and orientation preference studied by tetrode recordings in cat area 17. Soc Neurosci Abstr 25:1649.
  • Swindale NV (1993) Contrast integration along the length axis of area 17 neurons: linear or non-linear? Soc Neurosci Abstr 23:628.
  • Shu Z, Swindale NV, Laszlo CA, Cynader MS (1992) A binaural aftereffect that transfers from one ear to the other. Soc Neurosci Abstr 22:843.
  • Shu Z, Swindale NV, Laszlo CA, Cynader MS (1991) An auditory aftereffect for motion in the frequency domain. Soc Neurosci Abstr 21:304.
  • Cynader MS, Matsubara JA, Swindale NV, Murphy K, Mitchell DE (1988) Visual cortex maps in kittens with bilateral amblyopia. Soc Neurosci Abstr 18:1245.
  • Swindale NV, Cynader MS (1987) Factors determining the vernier acuities of neurons in cat visual cortex. Soc Neurosci Abstr 17:404.4.
  • Swindale NV, Cynader MS, Matsubara JA (1986) Two-dimensional layout of orientation and direction selectivity in area 18 of the cats’ visual cortex. Soc Neurosci Abstr 16:584
  • Swindale NV, Cynader MS (1984) Local interactions determine orientation and direction selectivity of neurons in cat visual cortex. Soc Neurosci Abstr 14:471.
  • Matsubara JA, Cynader MS, Swindale NV (1984) Physiological correlates of the anatomical connections within and between areas 17 and 18 of cat visual cortex. Soc Neurosci Abstr 14:800.
  • Cynader MS, Matsubara JA, Swindale NV (1984) Functional topography in areas 17 and 18 of cat visual cortex. Soc Neurosci Abstr 14:800.
  • Swindale NV, Cynader MS (1983) Physiological segregation of geniculate afferents in the visual cortex of dark reared cats. Soc Neurosci Abstr 13:24.
  • Cynader MS, Matsubara JA, Swindale NV (1983) Surface organisation of functional and topographic maps in cat visual cortex. Soc Neurosci Abstr 13:475.
  • Swindale NV (1982) The effects of restricted visual experience on the development of ocular dominance patches in the cat. Soc Neurosci Abstr 12:297.