Mach-bands meaning

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Illusory bands of intensified lightness and darkness perceived adjacent to the borders of light and dark in a visual image, caused by image processing in the retina and optic nerve.
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Illusory bands of intensified lightness and darkness perceived adjacent to the borders of light and dark in a visual image, caused by image processing in the retina and optic nerve.
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Illusory bands of intense lightness and darkness perceived adjacent to borders of light and dark in a visual image, caused by early image-processing in the retina and optic nerve.
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Origin of mach-bands

  • After Ernst Mach who discovered them

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition