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Sensory Systems by Thomas Haslwanter, at al.

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Sensory Systems
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Publisher: Wikibooks
Number of pages: 90

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This book presents our sensory system from an engineering and information processing point of view. On the one hand, this provides some insight in the sometimes spectacular ingenuity and performance of our senses. On the other hand, it provides some understanding of how our senses transduce external information into signals that our central nervous system can work with, and how this process can be replaced by technical components.

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