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  FOVEA Group - Clinical Research - Legal information and notices
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The Web site(s) of the FOVEA Group and its proprietary Brands are protected and covered by national and international laws on Intellectual Property, including (but not limited to) the French Law on Intellectual Property of 11 March 1957 (paragraphs 2 and 3 of Article 41).
The FOVEA Group reserves the right to exploit any general data voluntarily submitted by third parties within the frame of the French Law "Informatique et Liberté" (law N° 78-17 of 6th January 1978).
www.fovea-group.com /cro/gb/legal.htm   (1639 words)

  Fovea - Psychology Wiki - A Wikia wiki
The fovea, a part of the eye, is a spot located in the center of the macula.
The fovea is responsible for sharp central vision, which is necessary in humans for reading, watching television or movies, driving, and any activity where visual detail is of primary importance.
Compared to the rest of the retina, the cones in the foveal pit are smaller and more densely packed (in a hexagonal pattern), and they are not obscured by a layer of nerve cells or blood vessels; all of this together accounts for the sharp vision associated with them.
psychology.wikia.com /wiki/Fovea   (413 words)

 Fovea - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The fovea, also known as the fovea centralis, is a part of the eye, located in the center of the macula region of the retina.
The fovea is surrounded by the parafovea belt, and the perifovea outer region:
Due to the lack of a vitreal blood supply, the fovea must receive its oxygen from the vessels in the choroid, which is across the retinal pigment epithelium and Bruch's membrane.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Optic_fovea   (613 words)

 Isolation of Differentially Expressed Human Fovea Genes: Candidates for Macular Disease
Disorders affecting the fovea are responsible for the majority of cases of untreated blindness in the developed world, yet are poorly understood at the molecular level.
Disorders of the fovea, and its immediate surrounding area, the macula, are responsible for the majority of cases of untreatable blindness in the developed world, affecting 1 in 25 people over the age of 65 (17).
Foveae and midperipheral retinal tissue was dissected from 10 pairs of donor eyes ranging from 2-79 years of age.
www.molvis.org /molvis/v1/a4   (3427 words)

 Webvision: Simple Anatomy of the Retina
A circular field of approximately 6 mm around the fovea is considered the central retina while beyond this is peripheral retina stretching to the ora serrata, 21 mm from the center of the optic disc.
The center of the fovea is known as the foveal pit (Polyak, 1941) and is a highly specialized region of the retina different again from central and peripheral retina we have considered so far.
As the fovea is the most essential part of the retina for human vision, protective mechanisms for avoiding bright light and especially ultraviolet irradiation damage are essential.
webvision.med.utah.edu /sretina.html   (3357 words)

 Eye and Retina
The fovea defines the center of the retina, and is the region of highest visual acuity.
The fovea is directed towards whatever object you wish to study most closely - this sentence, at the moment.
In the fovea there are almost exclusively cones, and they are at their highest density.
thalamus.wustl.edu /course/eyeret.html   (1414 words)

 Ocular Pathology Study Guide: Macula and Fovea
The fovea is a depression in the center of the macula that measures about 1.5 mm in diameter.
The center of the fovea (foveola) resides usually about 4.0 mm temporal and 0.8 mm inferior to the optic nerve head.
There are no ganglion cells in the fovea but only glial cells and Muller cells in the area of the fovea referred to as the foveola which measures about 350 microns in diameter.
www.medrounds.org /ocular-pathology-study-guide/2005/10/macula-and-fovea.html   (159 words)

 Fovea Pharmaceuticals
Fovea Pharmaceuticals SA, an integrated biopharmaceutical company specialized in the discovery, development and commercialization of novel drugs for the treatment of ocular diseases, with a special focus on retinal pathologies, announced today the appointment of Dr Gary Jay Sternberg, MD, MBA as Senior Vice-President and Chief Business Officer.
Fovea Pharmaceuticals SA (Fovea) is a Paris-based biopharmaceutical company specialized in development and commercialization of drugs for the treatment of ocular diseases (dry eye, agerelated macular degeneration, retinitis pigmentosa, diabetic retinopathy), with a special focus on retinal pathologies.
Fovea is aiming at discovering, developing and commercializing innovative breakthrough drugs for the treatment of retinal diseases such as age-related macular degeneration, retinitis pigmentosa, diabetic retinopathy or macular edema.
perso.orange.fr /bernard.gilly/news1.htm   (3338 words)

 generation5 - Reindeer Graphics Fovea Pro 2
Fovea Pro is a collection of image analysis Photoshop filters for professionals.
Fovea Pro 2 has huge number of filter categories (the IP* submenus), from standard frequency domain analysis, to more complicated shape classification algorithms.
Fovea Pro's only major shortcoming is the reliance on a C-drive but that aside, it is an indispensable and solid group of filters for professionals and academics alike.
www.generation5.org /content/2002/foveapro2.asp?Print=1   (1292 words)

The photographers' collective, FOVEA, is a group of 20 Montreal artists/photographers who operate jointly a collective workspace, darkroom and exhibition room.
Founded in 1998 as a non-profit organization, Fovea had evolved from the Atelier VOX, a collective created in 1985 by the founding members of Vox Populi and having produced, over the years, various photographic exhibits in Montreal and abroad.
Fovea's continuing mission to exhibit photography in public spaces began in 1995 with a series of photographic street posters shown in Montreal (Mois de la Photo 1995 and 1997) and in Scotland (Fotofeis 1997).
www.agencetopo.qc.ca /fovea/fovea_eng.html   (316 words)

 KXEN - KXEN selects Fovea as its software distributor for Switzerland
“FOVEA is an industry leader in software distribution and has tremendous experience in providing turnkey solutions for the data warehousing, data mining, and knowledge management industries,” said Roger Haddad, co-founder and CEO of KXEN.
FOVEA’s technology is proven and has benefited companies around the globe, including pharmaceutical, retail, banking, insurance, and manufacturing organizations.
FOVEA and its sister company, Sunnybit, a data warehousing, enterprise information portal, and a reporting solutions company, have established customer relationships with industry leaders, including IBM, SUN Microsystems, Siemens, and Compaq.
www.kxen.com /news/2001/07/fovea.php   (562 words)

 Fragments From Floyd: Fovea Centralis
This region of the retina is called the macula lutea, the pit, the fovea centralis, and this tiny depression keeps us from having to process the entire field of vision in focus and precision all the time.
The fovea centralis came to mind in the wee hours last night, because I was wishing I had a one for my poor brain even with my eyes closed, as not one thing came to mind, but all things at once.
It serves as a fovea centralis for the aesthetic eye, hiding things in the periphery and depth of view, calling into focus a single rock or tree or barn while the edges go soft and cloudy.
www.fragmentsfromfloyd.com /fragments/2006/10/fovea_centralis.html   (594 words)

 Rethinking the Process of Vision » Fovea   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
The assertion that the central fovea with it’s characteristic cone/cone appositions is solely sensitive to long wavelengths seems to be in agreement with Wald’s classical finding (referenced) that the fovea is “blue blind”, i.e., insensitive to short wavelengths.
I propose that this is the function of the all-cone central fovea of the retina - to discern the basic “outline sketch” or at most the “general outline” of the visual image that we perceive.
The fovea consists of a matrix of approximately 15,000 x 15,000 receptor elements sensitive to intensity and phase which should be sufficient for this task.
www.ghuth.com /vision/?cat=16   (7402 words)

 Brainwashed - Fovea Hex, "Bloom"   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Fovea Hex sees the likes of Brain and Roger Eno team up with Cloadagh Simonds (most famous for her work with Thin Lizzy and Mike Oldfield) and Carter Burwell (famous for soundtracking pretty much all of the Coen brothers’ works) to make some beautiful songs that touch on traditional, ambient and experimental music.
I found that the other vocalists and musicians were all sympathetic to this style (half of the members of Fovea Hex have a solid traditional Irish music background) which means that the songs don’t end up sounding like a hodgepodge of new age commercial rubbish like the demon queen Enya.
Fovea Hex is more reminiscent of Coil’s work in their Solstice and Equinox series.
brainwashed.com /index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=4094&Itemid=0   (526 words)

 FOVEA Group - Clinical Research - History
FOVEA continues its relentless efforts to reach the highest standards of Quality: On 26th February 2003, it is successfully awarded the 2000 edition upgrade of the ISO 9001 International Standards
FOVEA reacts to an ever-increasing demand for organising set-up reunions and results presentations (Clinical Research), as well as communication strategies (Marketing Studies): Thus is born EVIDENCE Based Communication, headed by Armand SEDEFDJIAN
FOVEA becomes a Limited Company with a paid-up capital of 250,000 FF FOVEA adds Conception of Studies and Monitoring activities to the Department of Clinical Studies to offer its customers enhanced services and skills in clinical trials
www.fovea-group.com /cro/gb/history.htm   (242 words)

 The Retina of the Human Eye
In the middle of the retina is a small dimple called the fovea or fovea centralis.
Since the fovea provides the sharpest and most detailed information, the eyeball is continuously moving, so that light from the object of primary interest falls on this region.
By contrast, cones in the fovea are individually connected to nerve fibers.
hyperphysics.phy-astr.gsu.edu /hbase/vision/retina.html   (548 words)

 Visual Displays Lesson Goals
Cone density decreases rapidly outside the fovea and then falls to a fairly even density in the peripheral retina.
There are no "S" cones in the center of the fovea, the fovea centralis, where visual acuity is highest.
Rods are most dense in the periphery of the retina; cones are most dense in the fovea.
www.hf.faa.gov /Webtraining/VisualDisplays/HumanVisSys2b.htm   (217 words)

 Reindeer Graphics - Products - FoveaPro 4.0
Fovea Pro is a comprehensive set of functions for the computer-based image processing and measurement of images.
In addition, Fovea Pro includes an extremely complete 250 page tutorial that shows how to use the various tools to extract the maximum amount of information from images.
With plenty of example images on the disk, the CD provides both a complete college-level course in image analysis and a powerful searchable reference guide that is designed to accompany the widely used text "The Image Processing Handbook, 4th Edition" by John Russ (CRC Press, 2002, ISBN 0-8493-1142-X).
www.reindeergraphics.com /index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=24&Itemid=47   (292 words)

 Webvision: Facts and Figures concerning the human retina
Area of the human retina is 1094 square mm (Bernstein, personal communication) calculated from the expectations that the average dimension of the human eye is 22 mm from anterior to posterior poles, and that 72% of the inside of the globe is retina (Michels et al., 1990).
Cross diameter of the central fovea from foveal rim to foveal rim.
Figure 5 shows a drawing of the human retina close to the fovea where all the cell types that have been studied in detail are depicted in their intricate and marvellous network.
webvision.med.utah.edu /facts.html   (1210 words)

 Journal of Vision - The intrinsic differences of lateral interactions in fovea and periphery and their functional ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Xing and Heeger (2000) have demonstrated that surround suppression became markedly stronger as the center-surround stimulus was moved toward the periphery.
Moreover, the different center-surround interactions in the fovea and periphery cannot be accounted for by cortical magnification.
This report presented further evidence that center-surround interactions in the fovea and periphery are incommensurable.
journalofvision.org /3/9/659   (322 words)

Fovea Hex continues to shape-shift and to evade & confound those who bray "what exactly IS it?", and "where does it BELONG exactly?", and "who exactly belongs to IT?".
But eschewing all Fashion Accessory stalls, Fovea Hex lives as many blocks away from the shock'n'awe factory beloved of the avant-garde, as it does from the souvenir-strewn temple of the new nostalgics.
The first release from Fovea Hex is a limited edition set of 3 cd eps entitled NEITHER SPEAK NOR REMAIN SILENT, on Janet Records of Dublin and Die Stadt Records of Bremen.
www.myspace.com /foveahex   (854 words)

 MPG | Fovea Pro
Fovea Pro is a comprehensive set of functions for the computer-based image processing, image analysis, and measurement of images.
Running inside the familiar environment of Photoshop, Fovea Pro provides all of the tools necessary for extracting quantitative information from both 8 and 16 bit per channel images (greyscale or RGB color), using state-of-the-art algorithms and provides analytical power and functionality that exceeds many "professional" dedicated image analysis programs that cost many times more.
Fovea Pro includes over 170 plug-ins, providing tools to perform Fourier processing, rank-based processing, edge detection, automated thresholding, morphological processing (both classical and EDM based), surface processing and analysis (including fractal analysis), and a large suite of measurement tools that includes an expert system for feature classification.
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 Macular Translocation
The fovea is a very small zone at the center of the macula, in which the color-sensing cones of the retina are concentrated.
leaky new blood vessels forming in the choroid tissue behind the fovea, laser photocoagulation is not an appropriate treatment because the overlying foveal tissue is destroyed by the energetic laser used in photocoagulation.
The surgeon's objective is to move (translocate) the fovea relative to the RPE, so that the presumptively functional cones and rods of the fovea are repositioned in front of presumptively functional RPE just outside the original fovea position.
www.eyesight.org /Research/Research-Translocation/research-translocation.html   (752 words)

 Eye Anatomy: Retina, Macula, and Fovea
The macula is actually an area where the central vision is and the fovea is a point.
The light that lands on the macula and fovea form your central vision.
All data collected from the retina, macula and fovea are sent to the optic nerve.
library.thinkquest.org /C005949/anatomy/retina2.htm   (278 words)

Fovea is a prototype software developped for experimenting on video display for Computer Mediated Communications (CMC).
Fovea removes the visual discontinuty between the global and focused views: the focused view is displayed on top of the global view, and a blending is applied on the boundary between the two images.
Fovea was implemented by William Astier under Joëlle Coutaz and François Bérard advises.
iihm.imag.fr /demos/fovea   (220 words)

La fovea è una piccola porzione della retina, in cui è massima l'acuità visiva; ha un diametro inferiore al mezzo millimetro, corrispondente ad un angolo visivo di solo un grado.
Anche a livello della corteccia visiva, l’area destinata a ricevere l’informazione dalla fovea, è molto più rappresentata.
Ci si può rendere conto dei ristretti limiti della fovea, fissando l'attenzione sulle lettere centrali della figura a destra: se si tiene gli occhi fissi su di esse, si vedrà come anche le lettere periferiche, che l'occhio vede attraverso la zona circostante la fovea, risultano appena visibili.
www.anisn.it /scuola/strumenti/visione/fovea.htm   (208 words)

 Fovea   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
At the same time, the Envelope project‚ invites an exchange and collaboration in the form of an invitation to respond in kind.
Fovea then too, will share in the anticipation of returns and responses at any time and from anywhere.
This project utilizes a mode of exchange that slows -or temporarily suspends- the process of time [the time to deliver, and all the potentials for delay or disruption, no such thing as an immediate response].
www.agencetopo.qc.ca /fovea/close.html   (191 words)

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