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Gestaltwahrnehmung

English translation: Gestalt perception

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German term or phrase:Gestaltwahrnehmung
English translation:Gestalt perception
Entered by: AngieD
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09:56 Aug 28, 2001
German to English translations [PRO]
German term or phrase: Gestaltwahrnehmung
In context: Gestaltwahrnehmung als eine Art von „pattern recognition“ des Organismus >Mensch< könnte aus mehreren Gründen für informationstheoretische und -technologische Fragestellungen von Interesse sein.
Taken from a paper on the role of sense systems in KM/IT. This author has a philosophy background. (Don't need the whole sentence!)
AngieD
Local time: 01:44
Gestalt perception
Explanation:
In a psychological contexte, Gestalt should not be translated. The Nat. Soc. perverted its meaning.
In the physiological context, it means "äußere Erscheinung" : frame, stature, air, manner, aspect, kind.
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Maya Jurt
Switzerland
Local time: 01:44
Grading comment
Thanks - the author also subscribes to the Frankfurter Schule so your answer confirms my thoughts.
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Summary of answers provided
nashape recognition
Roland Grefer
nashape perception
Johanna Timm, PhD
naGestalt perception
Maya Jurt
naobject perceptionshaun samson


  

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15 mins
object perception


Explanation:
my initial thought was 'figure perception' but 'object perception' is actually a coined termed (psychology).

Check out the following website:

http://psych.umb.edu/williams/papers/object-perception/#II

or try entering object perception at www.google.de


    Reference: http://psych.umb.edu/williams/papers/object-perception/#II
shaun samson
Germany
Local time: 01:44
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 7
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23 mins
Gestalt perception


Explanation:
In a psychological contexte, Gestalt should not be translated. The Nat. Soc. perverted its meaning.
In the physiological context, it means "äußere Erscheinung" : frame, stature, air, manner, aspect, kind.

Maya Jurt
Switzerland
Local time: 01:44
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman, Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in pair: 545
Grading comment
Thanks - the author also subscribes to the Frankfurter Schule so your answer confirms my thoughts.
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2 hrs
shape perception


Explanation:
offered by my Dictionary of Psychology and Psychiatry( Roland Haas)
seems to be frequently used in the context of information technology.


General Description of Interests My research focusses on the representations and processes mediating shape perception and classification. I have approached ...
vision.psych.umn.edu/www/people/brian/research.html
An Exploration of Virtual Auditory
Shape Perception by Ari J. Hollander. ...
www.hitl.washington.edu/publications/hollander/home.html

Shape Perception from Shading Authors:Yang Song and Pietro Perona Abstract:
We are doing psychophysics experiment to study how the human visual system ...
newbologna.vision.caltech.edu/yangs/research/shapefromshading/ my.html

Hope this helps


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Johanna Timm, PhD
Canada
Local time: 16:44
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in pair: 7298
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10 hrs
shape recognition


Explanation:
yet another option


    Reference: http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&safe=off&q=%22shape+recog...
Roland Grefer
Local time: 19:44
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 231
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