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Periodic error in the spacing of recorded lines in a facsimile system.
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Arrangement of the major architectural forms of a building; such as a main structure plus its wings, or the arrangement of elements on the facade.
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Induced perceptual grouping. Psychological Science, 19, 693-701.
Perceptual grouping and figure-ground organization.
First, the results concerning the style reduction method indicate that a high degree of difference in the visual saliency between the highlighted and non-highlighted symbols seems to compensate for the lack of motion effect and for the weak perceptual grouping effect.
"Top-Down Influences on Perceptual Grouping." Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance 28: 1071-1084.
Hence, such items impose demands on selective encoding and abstraction, because certain perceptual groupings must be ignored and others based on more abstract attributes considered.

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