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Anderson, Roger Professor

Professor, Head of Vision Science Research Group

Academic and Professional Qualifications

1986: BSc (Hons) Optometry, University of Wales, Cardiff. 1987: MCOptom, College of Optometrists. 1990: MPhil, Vision Science, University of Wales, Cardiff. 1994: PhD, Vision Science, School of Optometry, Indiana University, USA.

Career History

2000 - present: Professor and Head of Vision Science Research Group, University of Ulster, Coleraine.

1995 - 2000: Senior Lecturer in Optometry, University of Ulster, Coleraine. 1994 - 1995: Research Fellow, Department of Ophthalmology, University of Edinburgh. 1987 - 1994: Research Optometrist, Bristol Eye Hospital, Bristol. 1986 - 1987: Pre-registration Optometrist, Moorfields Eye Hospital, London.

Research Interests and publications

Anderson, Roger Professor

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Professor Roger Anderson
Professor of Vision Science
Biomedical Sciences Research Institute

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Room G153
School of Biomedical Sciences
University of Ulster
Coleraine campus
Cromore Road
Coleraine
Co. Londonderry
BT52 1SA

phone: +44 28 70124891
Email: rs.anderson@ulster.ac.uk

Anderson, Roger Professor - Publications

Number of items: 80.

Shah, N, Dakin, SC, Whitaker, HL and Anderson, Roger (2014) Effect of scoring and termination rules on test-retest variability of a novel high-pass letter acuity chart. . Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci, 55 (3). pp. 1386-1392.

Redmond, Tony, Zlatkova, Margarita, Vassilev, Angel, Garway-Heath , David and Anderson, Roger (2013) Changes in Ricco's Area with Background Luminance in the S-Cone Pathway. Optometry and Visual Science, 90 (1). pp. 66-74.

Redmond, T., Anderson, R. S., Anderson, Roger and Garway-Heath, D. F. (2013) Relating Retinal Nerve Fiber Layer Thickness and Functional Estimates of Ganglion Cell Sampling Density in Healthy Eyes and in Early Glaucoma. Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science, 54 (3). pp. 2153.

Hadwin, S, Redmond, T, Garway-Heath, DF, Lemij, HG, Reus, NJ, Ward, G and Anderson, Roger (2013) Assessment of glaucomatous optic disc photographs by UK optometrists.. Ophthal Physiol Opt, 33 (5). pp. 618-624.

Redmond, T, Russell, RA, Anderson, Roger and Garway-Heath, DF (2013) Author Response: Passing–Bablok Regression Is Inappropriate for Assessing Association Between Structure and Function. . Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci, 54 (8). pp. 5850-5851.

Loughman, J, Gonzalez Alvarez, C, Verdon-Roe, GM, Anderson, Roger, Manuel, RA and Naidoo, K (2013) Impact of computer experience on the viability and repeatability of the Moorfields Motion Displacement Test (MMDT) in a developing and underserved African setting.. J Clin Exp Ophthalmol, 4 (5).

Demirel, S, Anderson, Roger, Dakin, SC and Thibos, LN (2012) Detection and Resolution of Vanishing Optotype Letters in Central and Peripheral Vision. . Vision Research, 59. pp. 9-16.

Shah, N., Dakin, S. C. and Anderson, Roger (2012) Effect of Optical Defocus on Detection and Recognition of Vanishing Optotype Letters in the Fovea and Periphery. Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science, 53 (11). pp. 7063.

Bergin, C, Redmond, T, Nathwani, N, Verdon-Roe, GM, Crabb, DP, Anderson, Roger and Garway-Heath, DF (2011) The effect of induced intraocular stray light on perimetric tests. . Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science, 52 (6). pp. 3676-3682.

Shah, N, Dakin, SC, Redmond, T and Anderson, Roger (2011) Vanishing Optotype Letter Acuity: repeatability and Effect of the Number of Alternatives. . Ophthalmic and Physiological Optics, 31. pp. 17-22.

Turpin, Alan, Morrow, Philip, Scotney, Bryan, Anderson, Roger and Wolsley, Clive (2011) Automated Identification of Photoreceptor Cones Using Multi-scale Modelling and Normalized Cross-Correlation. In: Image Analysis and Processing – ICIAP 2011. Springer. Vol 6978 494-503

Turpin, Alan, Morrow, PJ, Scotney, BW, Anderson, RS and Wolsley, C (2011) Identification of Retinal Cones Using 3-D Modeling and Normalized Cross Correlation. In: 14th International Machine Vision and Image Processing Conference: IMVIP 2010. Cambridge Scholars Publishing. 59-74

Redmond, T and Anderson, Roger (2011) Visual fields: back to the future. . Optometry in Practice, 12 (1). pp. 11-20.

Redmond, T, Zlatkova, MB, Garway-Heath , DF and Anderson, Roger (2010) The effect of age on the area of complete spatial summation for chromatic and achromatic stimuli.. Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science, 51. pp. 6533-6539.

Redmond, T, Garway-Heath , DF, Zlatkova, MB and Anderson, Roger (2010) Sensitivity loss in early glaucoma can be mapped to an enlargement of the area of complete spatial summation.. Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science, 51. pp. 6540-6548.

Wolsley, Clive, Saunders, Kathryn, Silvestri, Guiliani and Anderson, Roger (2010) Comparing mfERGs with Estimates of Cone Density from in vivo Imaging of the Photoreceptor Mosaic using a Modified Heidelberg Retina Tomograph.. Vision Research, 50 (15). pp. 1462-1468.

Anderson, Roger, Redmond, T, McDowell , DR, Breslin, Karen and Zlatkova, MB (2009) The robustness of various forms of perimetry to different levels of induced intraocular stray light.. Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science, 50 (8). pp. 4022-4028.

Vidinova, Margarita, Beirne, Raymond, Anderson, Roger and Williams, Rachel (2009) Scotopic contrast sensitivity and the level of retinal stray light.. In: Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) 2009 Annual Meeting. IOVS. Vol 50

Vassilev, Angel, Murzac, Adrian, Zlatkova, Margarita and Anderson, Roger (2009) On the search for an appropriate metric for reaction time to suprathreshold increments and decrements. VISION RESEARCH, 49 (5). pp. 524-529.

Wolsley, C J, Silvestri, G, O'Neill, J, Saunders, Kathryn and Anderson, Roger (2009) The association between multifocal electroretinograms and OCT retinal thickness in retinitis pigmentosa patients with good visual acuity.. Eye (London, England), 23 (7). pp. 1524-31.

Beirne, Raymond, Zlatkova, Margarita, Chang, Chin-Kuo, Chakravarthy, Usha and Anderson, Roger (2008) How does the short-wavelength-sensitive contrast sensitivity function for detection and resolution change with age in the periphery?. VISION RESEARCH, 48 (18). pp. 1894-1901.

Zlatkova, Margarita, Vassilev, Angel and Anderson, Roger (2008) Resolution acuity for equiluminant gratings of S-cone positive or negative contrast in human vision. JOURNAL OF VISION, 8 (3). pp. 9.

Wolsley, Clive J, Saunders, Kathryn, Silvestri, Giuliana and Anderson, Roger (2008) Investigation of changes in the myopic retina using multifocal electroretinograms, optical coherence tomography and peripheral resolution acuity.. Vision research, 48 (14). pp. 1554-61.

Beirne, Raymond, Hogg, Ruth, Stevenson, Michael, Anderson, Roger and Chakravarthy, Usha (2008) Visual function, age-related maculopathy stage and the subsequent development of age-related macular degeneration. . In: . . Vol 49 (5), 2223-2301

Neelam, K, Hogg, RE, Stevenson, MR, Johnston, E, Anderson, Roger, Beatty, S and Chakravarthy, U (2008) Carotenoids and co-antioxidants in age-related maculopathy: design and methods. . Ophthalmic Epidemiology , 15. pp. 389-401.

Hogg, R. E., Zlatkova, Margarita, Chakravarthy, U. and Anderson, Roger (2007) Investigation of the effect of simulated lens yellowing, transparency loss and refractive error on in vivo resonance Raman spectroscopy. OPHTHALMIC AND PHYSIOLOGICAL OPTICS, 27 (3). pp. 225-231.

Hogg, Ruth E., Stevenson, Michael R., Chakravarthy, Usha, Beirne, Raymond and Anderson, Roger (2007) Early features of AMD. OPHTHALMOLOGY, 114 (5). pp. 1027-1028.

Hogg, R. E., Anderson, Roger, Stevenson, M. R., Zlatkova, Margarita and Chakravarthy, U. (2007) In vivo macular pigment measurements: a comparison of resonance Raman spectroscopy and heterochromatic flicker photometry. BRITISH JOURNAL OF OPHTHALMOLOGY, 91 (4). pp. 485-490.

Beirne, Raymond, Hogg, Ruth E., Stevenson, Michael R., Vidinova, Margarita, Chakravarthy, Usha and Anderson, Roger (2006) Severity staging by early features of age-related maculopathy exhibits weak relationships with functional deficits on SWS grating acuity. INVESTIGATIVE OPHTHALMOLOGY & VISUAL SCIENCE, 47 (10). pp. 4624-4631.

Zlatkova, Margarita, Coulter, EE and Anderson, Roger (2006) The effect of simulated lens yellowing and opacification on blue-on-yellow acuity and contrast sensitivity. VISION RESEARCH, 46 (15). pp. 2432-2442.

Redmond, T., Zlatkova, Margarita, Garway-Heath, D. F., Vassilev, A. and Anderson, Roger (2006) Spatial summation for chromatic stimuli with changes in adaptation level. PERCEPTION, 35 (Suppl. S). pp. 193.

Anderson, Roger (2006) The psychophysics of glaucoma: improving the structure/function relationship. . Progress in Retinal and Eye Research, 25. pp. 79-97.

Beirne, Raymond, Vidinova, Margarita and Anderson, Roger (2005) Changes in human short-wavelength-sensitive and achromatic resolution acuity with retinal eccentricity and meridian. VISUAL NEUROSCIENCE, 22 (1). pp. 79-86.

Vassilev, A, Ivanov, I, Zlatkova, Margarita and Anderson, Roger (2005) Human S-cone vision: Relationship between perceptive field and ganglion cell dendritic field. JOURNAL OF VISION, 5 (10). pp. 823-833.

Anderson, Roger and Vidinova-Zlatkova, Margarita (2005) Binocular summation for detection and resolution of blue-yellow gratings in foveal and peripheral vision. INVESTIGATIVE OPHTHALMOLOGY & VISUAL SCIENCE, 46 (Suppl. S). pp. 4566-4566.

Vivekananda-Schmidt, P, Anderson, RS, Reinhardt-Rutland, Anthony and Shields, TJ (2004) Simulated impairment of contrast sensitivity: Performance and gaze behavior during locomotion through a built environment. OPTOMETRY AND VISION SCIENCE, 81 (11). pp. 844-852.

Anderson, RS, Hogg, RE and Zlatkova, MB (2004) Investigation of simulated lens yellowing, opacification and refractive error on Resonance Raman Spectroscopy. INVESTIGATIVE OPHTHALMOLOGY & VISUAL SCIENCE, 45 (Suppl. 1). pp. 2509.

Ivanov, I, Vassilev, A, Vidinova, Margarita and Anderson, RS (2004) Spatial summation of S-cone-selective isoluminant stimuli. PERCEPTION, 33 (Suppl. S). pp. 57-58.

Anderson, Roger and Thibos, LN (2004) The filtered Fourier difference spectrum predicts psychophysical letter similarity in the peripheral retina. . Spatial Vision , 17. pp. 5-15.

Vassilev, A, Mihaylova, MS, Racheva, K, Zlatkova, M and Anderson, Roger (2003) Spatial summation of S-cone ON and OFF signals: Effects of retinal eccentricity. VISION RESEARCH, 43 (27). pp. 2875-2884.

Beirne, Raymond, Logan, JFJ, Vidinova, Margarita, Jackson, AJ, Rankin, SJA, Demirel, S and Anderson, Roger (2003) Peripheral resolution for achromatic and SWS gratings in early to moderate glaucoma and the implications for selective ganglion cell density loss. INVESTIGATIVE OPHTHALMOLOGY & VISUAL SCIENCE, 44 (11). pp. 4780-4786.

Beirne, Raymond, Logan, JF, Zlatkova, Margarita, Jackson, AJ, Rankin, SJ, Demirel, S and Anderson, Roger (2003) Peripheral resolution for achromatic and SWS gratings in early to moderate glaucoma and the implications for selective ganglion cell density loss.. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci, 44 (11). pp. 4780-4786.

Vassilev, A, Anderson, Roger and ZLATKOVA, M (2003) [Invariants of spatial summation for S (short wavelength) cone vision].. Ross Fiziol Zh Im I M Sechenova, 89 (10). pp. 1250-1257.

Anderson, Roger, Coulter, E, Zlatkova, MB and Demirel, S (2003) Short-wavelength acuity: optical factors affecting detection and resolution of blue-yellow sinusoidal gratings in foveal and peripheral vision. VISION RESEARCH, 43 (1). pp. 101-107.

Zlatkova, Margarita, Coulter, E and Anderson, Roger (2003) Short-wavelength acuity: blue-yellow and achromatic resolution loss with age. VISION RESEARCH, 43 (1). pp. 109-115.

Vassilev, AG, Zlatkova, Margarita, Mihaylova, M, Racheva, K and Anderson, Roger (2003) Comparison of spatial integration of S-cone-selective luminance increments and decrements with retinal structure. PERCEPTION, 32 (Suppl. S). pp. 39.

Vivekananda-Schmidt, P., Reinhardt-Rutland, Anthony, Shields, T. J. and Anderson, Roger (2003) Visual acuity in negotiating the built environment. In: Contemporary Ergonomics 2003. (Eds: McCabe, P. T.), Taylor and Francis, pp. 183-188. ISBN 0-415-30994-8

Anderson, Roger, Vidinova, Margarita and Beirne, Raymond (2002) The contrast sensitivity function for detection and resolution of blue-on-yellow gratings in foveal and peripheral vision. OPHTHALMIC AND PHYSIOLOGICAL OPTICS, 22 (5). pp. 420-426.

Anderson, Roger, Zlatkova, MB and Demirel, S (2002) What limits detection and resolution of short-wavelength sinusoidal gratings across the retina?. VISION RESEARCH, 42 (8). pp. 981-990.

Zlatkova, Margarita, Anderson, Roger and Beirne, Raymond (2002) The effect of number of cycles on detection of S-cone isolating gratings in central and peripheral vision. PERCEPTION, 31 (Suppl. S). pp. 69.

Zlatkova, Margarita, Anderson, Roger and Ennis, FA (2001) Binocular summation for grating detection and resolution in foveal and peripheral vision. VISION RESEARCH, 41 (24). pp. 3093-3100.

Vassilev, A. G., Zlatkova, Margarita and Anderson, Roger (2001) Blue-on-yellow increment and decrement sensitivity: effects of stimulus size and retinal eccentricity. PERCEPTION, 30 (Suppl. S). pp. 17-18.

Vidinova, Margarita, Anderson, Roger and Coulter, E. (2001) The effect of age and optical defocus on the acuity of the SWS-cone pathway. PERCEPTION, 30 (Suppl. S). pp. 84.

Anderson, Roger, Vidinova, Margarita and Demirel, S. (2001) Noninvasive estimation of SWS-driven ganglion cell density across the visual field. PERCEPTION, 30 (Suppl. S). pp. 85.

Vivekananda-Schmidt, P., Shields, T. J. , Reinhardt-Rutland, Anthony and Anderson, Roger (2001) Functional importance of acuity and contrast sensitivity on locomotion in the built environment. In: Human behaviour in fire: Understanding human behaoviour for better fire safety design. Interscience, London, pp. 503-510. ISBN 1-85923-102-9

Vivekanandaraja, P., Shields, T. J., Reinhardt-Rutland, Anthony and Anderson, Roger (2001) Effect of impaired visual acuity on locomotion inside the built environment. In: Third International Seminar of Fire and Explosions Hazards Conference. (Eds: Bradley, D., Graham , T. and Makhvilasze, G), University of Central Lancashire, Preston, UK, pp. 897-908. ISBN 1-90192-218-9

Demirel, S, Anderson, Roger and Zlatkova, MB (2001) Is detection and resolution acuity of the short-wavelength-sensitive system sampling limited in foveal and peripheral vision? . Perimetry Update , 2000/01. pp. 87-88.

Anderson, Roger, McDowell, DR and Ennis, F (2001) Effect of localised defocus on perimetric thresholds for different sized targets.. Acta Ophthalmologica , 79. pp. 60-63.

Vivekanandaraja, P, Reinhardt-Rutland, Anthony, Shields , T J and Anderson, Roger (2000) Visual acuity and locomotion through a built environment: speed and number of eye movements. In: First Irish Workshop on Eye-Tracking. (Eds: O'Sullivan, C and Moran, A), Trinity College, Dublin, pp. 15-17. ISBN na

Ennis, F and Anderson, Roger (2000) Aliasing in peripheral vision for flickering gratings under different levels of illumination. . Current Eye Research , 20. pp. 413-419.

Vivekanandaraja, P., Shields, J., Reinhardt-Rutland, Anthony and Anderson, Roger (1999) Effects of impaired visual acuity on locomotion inside the built environment..

Anderson, Roger and Ennis, F (1999) Foveal and peripheral thresholds for detection and resolution of vanishing optotype Tumbling E’s. . Vision Research, 39. pp. 4141-4144.

Anderson, Roger and Thibos, LN (1999) Sampling limits and critical bandwidth for letter discrimination in peripheral vision. . Journal of the Optical Society of America A , 16. pp. 2334-2342.

Anderson, Roger and Thibos, LN (1999) Relationship between acuity for gratings and for tumbling-E letters in peripheral vision. . Journal of the Optical Society of America A , 16. pp. 2321-2333.

Ennis, F, Anderson, Roger, McClean, WS and Rankin, SJA (1999) Tumbling E resolution perimetry in glaucoma. . Perimetry Update , 1998/99. pp. 179-186.

Curran, BJ and Anderson, Roger (1999) Peripheral detection vs. resolution acuity deficits in diabetes prior to clinically observed retinopathy. . Perimetry Update , 1998/99. pp. 495-501.

McDowell, DR, Anderson, Roger and Ennis, FA (1999) Effect of localized refractive error on perimetric thresholds for different-sized target in foveal and peripheral vision. . Perimetry Update , 1998/99. pp. 241-242.

Anderson, Roger, Ennis, F and McDowell, DR (1999) Detection and resolution thresholds in the fovea and periphery for high-pass Tumbling E’s. . Perimetry Update, 1998/99. pp. 2334-2342.

Anderson, Roger and Jalie, M (1998) Qualities of sunglasses (optical solar filters). . Les Cahiers d’Ophtalmologie, supple: sunlight and prevention of ocular damage., 4. pp. 32-34.

Anderson, Roger and McDowell, DR (1997) Peripheral resolution using stationary and flickering gratings: the effects of age. . Current Eye Research , 16. pp. 1209-1214.

Anderson, Roger and O'Brien, C (1997) Psychophysical evidence for a selective loss of M ganglion cells in glaucoma. . Vision Research , 37. pp. 1079-1083.

Anderson, Roger and O'Brien, C (1997) Flicker Resolution Perimetry in glaucoma. . Perimetry Update., 1996/97. pp. 227-228.

Anderson, Roger (1996) Aliasing in peripheral vision for counterphase gratings. . Journal of the Optical Society of America A , 13. pp. 2288-2293.

Anderson, Roger (1996) The selective effect of optical defocus on detection and resolution acuity in peripheral vision. . Current Eye Research , 15. pp. 351-353.

Anderson, Roger, Evans, DW and Thibos, LN (1996) Effect of window size on detection acuity and resolution acuity for sinusoidal gratings in central and peripheral vision. . Journal of the Optical Society of America A , 13. pp. 697-706.

Anderson, Roger (1996) The measurement of peripheral acuity and its clinical implications. . British Journal of Optometry and Dispensing., 4. pp. 14-19.

Anderson, Roger, Detkova, P and O'Brien, C (1995) Effect of temporal frequency and contrast on peripheral grating resolution. . Current Eye Research , 14. pp. 1031-1033.

Anderson, Roger, Wilkinson, MO and Thibos, LN (1992) Psychophysical localization of the human visual streak. . Optometry and Vision Science, 69. pp. 171-174.

Henson, DB and Anderson, Roger (1989) A comparison of multiple stimulus threshold estimation strategies.. Perimetry Update. , 1988/89. pp. 191-196.

Henson, DB and Anderson, Roger (1989) Thresholds using single and multiple stimulus presentations. . Perimetry Update. , 1988/89. pp. 191-196.

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