Current affiliation


University of Aberdeen

School of Psychology

William Guild Building

Kings College

AB24 3FX

United Kingdom

martin [at] martingiesel [dot] net



Articles


 Jansen, M., Giesel, M., & Zaidi, Q. (2016).
 JOSA A, 33 (3), A273- 282.


 Giesel, M., & Zaidi, Q. (2013).                                
 Frequency-based heuristics for material  perception.
 Journal of Vision, 13(14):7, 1-19.

Giesel, M., & Gegenfurtner, K. R. (2010).
Color appearance of real objects varying in material, hue, and shape. Journal of Vision, 10(9):10, 1-21.

Giesel, M., Hansen, T., & Gegenfurtner, K. R. (2009).
The discrimination of chromatic textures.
Journal of Vision, 9(9):11, 1-28.

Hansen, T., Giesel, M., & Gegenfurtner, K. R. (2008).
Chromatic discrimination of natural objects.
Journal of Vision, 8(1):2, 1-19.






Research interests

chromatic discrimination 

material perception

shape-from-shading

motion-in-depth









Conference Presentations

Mylo, M., Giesel, M., Zaidi, Q., Hullin, M. B., & Klein, R. (2017).
Vision, Modeling & Visualization.

Giesel, M., Harris, J. M., Yakovleva, A., Wade, A. R., Bloj, M., & Norcia, A. M. (2017). 
Journal of Vision, 10, 412-412.

Giesel, M., Wade, A., Bloj, M., & Harris, J. M. (2016).
Perception, 45(2), 142 (ECVP 2016).
[Poster]

Hesse, C., Sivewright, J. T., & Giesel, M. (2017).
Perception, 46(2), 228 (AVN/SVG 2016).

Giesel, M., Bartov, J., & Zaidi, Q. (2015).
Investigating the veridicality of shape from shading for real objects.
Perception, 44, 214.

Bartov, J., Giesel, M. & Zaidi, Q. (2015).
Exploring the veridicality of shape-from-shading for real 3D objects.
Journal of Vision, 15(12): 964.
 
Giesel, M. & Zaidi, Q. (2014).
Rapid sensing of material affordances.
First Workshop on Affordances: Affordances in Vision for Cognitive Robotics, Berkeley.
 
Giesel, M. & Zaidi, Q. (2013).
Constituents of material property perception.
Journal of Vision, 13(9): 206.

Giesel, M. & Zaidi, Q. (2012).
Adaptation reveals frequency band based inferences of material properties.
Journal of Vision, 12(9): 950.
 
Giesel, M. & Zaidi, Q. (2011).
Visual perception of material affordances.
Journal of Vision, 11(11): 356.
[Poster]
 
Jansen, M., Giesel, M., & Zaidi, Q. (2011).
Detecting animals in natural surroundings: The role of color distributions.
Journal of Vision, 11(11): 360.
 
Giesel, M. & Gegenfurtner, K. R. (2010).
Effects of material on the color appearance of real objects.
Journal of Vision, 10(7):452.
 
Giesel, M., Hansen, T., & Gegenfurtner, K. R. (2009).
Comparison of models for chromatic discrimination.
Perception, 38, ECVP Abstract Supplement, 39.
[Poster]
 
Giesel, M., Hansen, T., & Gegenfurtner, K. R. (2008).
Modelling chromatic discrimination of chromatically variegated stimuli.
Perception, 37, ECVP Abstract Supplement, 106. 
[Poster]
 
Giesel, M., Hansen, T., & Gegenfurtner, K. R. (2008).
Effects of chromatic distributions and pedestal contrast on chromatic discrimination.
XXIX International Congress of Psychology, Berlin.
 
Giesel, M., Hansen, T.,& Gegenfurtner, K. R. (2008).
Modeling the effect of chromatic distributions and pedestal contrast on chromatic discrimination.
In P. Khader, K. Jost, H. Lachnit & F. Rösler (Eds.), Beiträge zur 50. Tagung experimentell arbeitender Psychologen, Papst, Lengerich.
 
Giesel, M., Hansen, T.,& Gegenfurtner, K. R. (2007).
Chromatic discrimination of textured stimuli.
Journal of Vision, 9(9):673.
 
Giesel, M., Hansen, T., & Gegenfurtner, K. R. (2007).
Chromatic discrimination of textured stimuli.
In K. F. Wender, S. Mecklenbräuker, G. D. Rey & T. Wehr (Eds.), Beiträge zur 49. Tagung experimentell arbeitender Psychologen, Papst, Lengerich.
 
Hansen, T., Giesel, M., & Gegenfurtner, K. R. (2006).
Investigating human chromatic discrimination of natural objects.
CGIV 2006 - Third European Conference on Color in Graphics, Imaging and Vision, Leeds, UK.
 
Giesel, M., Hansen, T., & Gegenfurtner, K. R. (2006).
Discrimination of synthetic chromatic distributions which resemble natural distributions.
In: H. H. Bülthoff, S. Gillner, H. A. Mallot & R. Ulrich (Eds.). Beiträge zur 9. Tübinger Wahrnehmungskonferenz.