Whitman Richards

Position: Professor
Department: Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Computer Science & AI Lab (CSAIL), Media Lab
Phone: (617) 253-5776
Email: whit@csail.mit.edu
Main research focus has been visual perception: mechanisms and models. Beginning first with studies of early visual processing, current work is now at a very high cognitive level, with emphasis on perception as a complex system of semi-autonomous modules -- roughly akin to Minsky's "Society of Mind."

Professor of Cognitive Science, Media Arts and Sciences
Office: 32-G364
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