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US Patents

Yang, J. & Miller, M. E. (2004). A temporal method for visually characterizing electronic displays. US6700627 B2.

Miller, M. E., Jones, P. W., Yang, J. & Rabbani, M. (2006). Method and system for displaying an image. US6985158.

Miller, M. E., Jones, P. W., Yang, J. & Rabbani, M. (2006). Method and system for displaying an image. US7075553B2.

Yang, J.,  Wheeler, R. B.,  Keelan, B. W.,  and Topfer, K.(2006) Method and apparatus for evaluating the quality of medical imaging systems and components using model observers and computer aided detection algorithms. publication # 000130693D.


Journal Publications

Yang, J. (2007). Simulating visual pattern detection and brightness perception based on implicit masking. EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing, Vol. 2007, Article ID 75402, 11 pages, doi:10.1155/2007/75402.

Yang, J. (2006). Modeling modelfest data and luminance dependent CSFs based on implicit masking [Abstract]. Journal of Vision, 6(13), 66a,, doi:10.1167/6.13.66.

Loschky, L. C., McConkie, G. W., Yang, J., & Miller, M. E. (2005). The limits of visual resolution in natural scene viewing.  Visual Cognition, 12, 1057 - 1092

Miller, E. M. & Yang, J. (2003). Visual display characterization using temporally modulated patterns.  Journal of SID, 11, 183-190.

Yang, J  (2001). Editorial note for the special issue on basis functions. Spatial Vision, 14, 235-236.

Yang, J. & Reeves, A. (2001). Visual pattern encoding with weighted Hermite polynomials. Spatial Vision, 14, 391-412.

Bedell, H. E. & Yang, J. (2001). The attenuation of perceived image smear during saccades. Vision Research. 41, 521-528.

Yang, J.  and Stevenson, S. B. (1999). Post-retinal processing of background luminance.  Vision Research, 39, 4045-4051.

Stevenson, S. B., Reed, P. E. & Yang, J. (1998). Effect of target size and eccentricity on reflex disparity vergence. Vision Research, 38, 823-832.

Yang, J. & Stevenson, S. B. (1998). Effect of background components on spatial frequency masking. J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 15, 1027-1035.

Stevenson, S. B., Lott, L. A. & Yang, J. (1997). The influence of subject instruction on horizontal and vertical vergence tracking. Vision Research, 37, 2891-2898.

Yang, J. & Stevenson, S. B. (1997). Effects of spatial frequency, duration, and contrast on discriminating motion directions. J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 14, 2041-2048.

Yang, J. & Makous, W. (1997). Implicit masking constrained by spatial inhomogeneities. Vision Research, 37, 1917-1927.

Yang, J., Qi, X. & Makous, W. (1995). Zero frequency masking and a model of contrast sensitivity. Vision Research, 35, 1965-1978.

Yang, J. & Makous, W. (1995). Modeling pedestal experiments with amplitude instead of contrast. Vision Research, 35, 1979-1989.

Yang, J. & Reeves, A. (1995). Bottom-up visual image processing probed with weighted Hermite polynomials. Neural Networks, 8, 669-691.

Yang, J. & Makous, W. (1994). Spatiotemporal separability in contrast sensitivity. Vision Research, 34, 2569-2576.

Yang, J. (1992). Do Gabor functions provide appropriate descriptions of visual receptive fields? comment. J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 9, 334-336.

Peli, E., Yang, J., Goldstein, R. & Reeves, A. (1991). The effect of luminance on suprathreshold contrast. J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 8, 1352-1359.

Yang, J., Reeves, A. & Bearse, M.Jr. (1991). Spatial linearity of the pattern electroretinogram. J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 8, 1666-1673.

Peli, E., Yang, J. & Goldstein, R. (1991). Image invariance with changes in size: the role of peripheral contrast threshold. J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 8, 1762-1774.

Yang, J. & Wang, Z.J. (1988). New method of evaluating optical microscope quality. KEXUE TONGBAO (Science Bulletin), 33, 251-254.

Li, Q.X., Yang, J. & Wang, W.N. (1986). Applications of the edge detection method with electro-optical scanning to the assessments of the alignment accuracy in IC equipment. The Manufacture and Test for Large Scale Integrated Circuits. No.6, 11-21.

Yang, J., Wu, S.D. & Wang, Z.J. (1985). Characterizing optical system with p-phase edge image. Acta Optica Sinica, 5, 446-451.

Yang, J., Wu, S.D. & Wang, Z.J. (1984). Determination of spatial linewidth with partially coherent imagery. Acta Optica Sinica, 4, 1067-1073.


Conference Proceedings

Yang, J. & Cerosaletti, C. (2004) Observer models and human visual detection performance with different targets.   SPIE Proceedings, 5372., 319-329.

Yang, J. & Field, S. (2003). Estimating the visibility of 2D noise and banding-like artifacts using a human vision model, IS&T's 2003 PICS Conference Proceedings, 38-43.

Yang, J. & Miller, E. M. (2002). A metric of perceived image degradation based on foveal and peripheral visual performance. IS&T's 2002 PICS Conference Proceedings, 24-29.

Yang, J. (2002). Approaching a unified model of pattern detection and brightness perception. SPIE Proceedings, 4662, 84-95. 

Yang, J., Coia, T., & Miller, M. E. (2001). Subjective evaluation of retinal-dependent image degradations.  IS&T's 2001 PICS Conference Proceedings, 142-147.

Loschky, L. C., McConkie, G. W., Yang, J., & Miller, M. E. (2001). Perceptual effects of a gaze-contingent multi-resolution display based on a model of visual sensitivity. In P. N. Rose (Ed.), Proceedings of the Fifth Annual Federated Laboratory Symposium on Advanced Displays and Interactive Displays (pp. 53-58). College Park, MD : Army Research Laboratories

Yang, J. & Makous, W. (1994). The perception of uniform fields: theory and evidence. IS&T's 47th Annual Conference/ICPS 1994, 577-579.

Yang, J. & Reeves, A. (1991). The harmonic oscillator model of early visual image processing. Visual Communication and Image Processing'91, Proceedings of SPIE, 1606, 520-530.

Yang, J., Wu, S.D. & Wang, Z.J. (1986). Detecting straight edge in general partially coherent cases. Proceedings of SPIE, 633, 224-226.