elemental facets of visual stimulants which render the premise for preattentive segmentation of a visual picture or field, before the direction of concentrated attention on any one item within it. There are three classes of textons: terminators, crossings of line segments; and elongated blobs. .

TEXTONS: "The concept of textons was postulated by Bela Julesz, a Hungarian-American engineer."
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