I understand the concept, but I've only come up with hypotheses as to ways in which I would create an algorithm that could compute bitmaps to define their content.

Have you ever seen an owl perched somewhere looking for prey? Notice how it may tilt its head, and how it moves its head in a circular motion as it tries to make sense of what it sees? I'm assuming that this circular movement is done to change the angle of view to get a better idea in terms of depth perception. There's a reason...

Artificial Intelligence - Deep Learning Algorithms