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Bela Julesz

Bela Julesz, Hungarian experimental psychologist, educator, electrical engineer. Fairchild distinguished scholar California Institute of Technology, 1977-1979, 87, associate Neurosci. Research Progam, 1982; MacArthur Foundation fellow, 1983-1987; Doctor H.P. Heineken prize Royal Netherlands Academy Arts and Sciences, 1985; Karl Spencer Lashley award American Philosophical Society, 1989.

Background

  • Julesz, Bela was born on February 19, 1928 in Budapest, Hungary. Came to the United States, 1956. Son of Jeno and Klementin (Fleiner) Julesz.

  • Education

    • Diploma Electrical Engineering, Technology University, Budapest, 1950. Doctor Ing., Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, 1956.

    Career

    • Assistant professor department communication Tech University Budapest, Hungary, 1950-1951. Member technical staff Telecommunication Research Institute, Budapest, 1951-1956, Bell Laboratories, Murray Hill, New Jersey, 1956-1964, head sensory and perceptual processes, 1964-1983. Research head visual perception research American Telephone & Telegraph Company Bell Laboratories, 1984-1989.

      State of New Jersey professor psychology, director laboratory of vision research Rutgers University, Piscataway, 1989-1999, professor emeritus, 1999—2003. Continuing visiting professor biology department California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, 1985-1994.

    Works

    • Dialogues on Perception
    • These conversations between two linguistic scholars who were also husband and wife cover such topics as the characterization of the phoneme, symbolist poetry, the genetic basis of language, linguistic universals, semiotic systems, and aphasia and the process of language acquisition by children.
    • Foundations of Cyclopean Perception
    • This classic work on cyclopean perception has influenced a generation of vision researchers, cognitive scientists, and neuroscientists and has inspired artists, designers, and computer graphics pioneers.

    Membership

    Fellow American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Academy Arts and Sciences, Optical Society of America. Member National Academy of Sciences, Goettingen Academy of Sciences (correspondent), Hungarian Academy of Sciences (honorary), American Philosophical Society.

    Connections

    • Married Margit Fasy, August 7, 1953.
    • father: Jeno Julesz
    • mother: Klementin (Fleiner) Julesz
    • spouse: Margit Fasy
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    Born February 19, 1928
    Died December 31, 2003
    (aged 75)
    Nationality
    • 1950
      Technology University
    • 1956
      Hungarian Academy Science
    • 1950 - 1951
      Assistant, professor department communication Tech University Budapest
      Hungary
    • 1951 - 1956
      member, technical staff Telecommunication Research Institute
      Budapest, Hungary, Hungary
    • 1956 - 1964
      member, technical staff Telecommunication Research Institute
      New Jersey, United States
    • 1984 - 1989
      research head, visual perception research American Telephone & Telegraph Company Bell Laboratories
    • 1989 - 1999
      State of New Jersey professor, laboratory of vision research Rutgers University
      Piscataway, New Jersey, United States
    • 1989 - 1999
      director, laboratory of vision research Rutgers University
      Piscataway, New Jersey, United States
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      • Author: Foundations of Cyclopean Perception, 1971, Dialogues on Perception, 1995. Author over 200 science papers on visual perception. Discover computer generated random-dot stereogram technique.
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