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The science of color

Author: Steven K Shevell; Optical Society of America.
Publisher: Amsterdam ; Boston : Elsevier : [United States] : Optical Society of America, 2003.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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The Science of Color.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Steven K Shevell; Optical Society of America.
ISBN: 1281021458 9781281021458 9786611021450 6611021450 0080523226 9780080523224
OCLC Number: 1162224028
Language Note: English.
Notes: Description based upon print version of record.
Description: 1 online resource (351 p.)
Contents: Front Cover; The Science of Color; Copyright Page; Contents; Preface; Contributors; Chapter 1. The Origins of Modern Color Science; 1.1 Newton; 1.2 The trichromacy of color mixture; 1.3 Interference colors; 1.4 The ultra-violet, the infra-red, and the spectral sensitivity of the eye; 1.5 Color constancy, color contrast and color harmony; 1.6 Color deficiency; 1.7 The golden age (1850-1931); 1.8 Nerves and sensations; Further reading; References; Chapter 2. Light, the Retinal Image, and Photoreceptors; 2.1 Introduction; 2.2 The light stimulus; 2.3 Sources of light loss in the eye 2.4 Sources of blur in the retinal image2.5 Photoreceptor optics; 2.6 Photoreceptor topography and sampling; 2.7 Summary; 2.8 Appendix A: Quantifying the light stimulus; 2.9 Appendix B: Generalized pupil function and image formation; Acknowledgments; References; Chapter 3. Color Matching and Color Discrimination; 3.1 Introduction; 3.2 Color mixture; 3.3 Chromatic detection; 3.4 Chromatic discrimination; 3.5 Congenital color defect; Acknowledgments; Notes; References; Chapter 4. Color Appearance; 4.1 Introduction; 4.2 Unrelated colors; 4.3 Related colors; 4.4 Color constancy; Notes; References Chapter 5. Color Appearance and Color Difference Specification5.1 Introduction; 5.2 Color order systems; 5.3 Color difference systems; 5.4 Current directions in color specification; Acknowledgments; Notes; References; Chapter 6. The Physiology of Color Vision; 6.1 Introduction; 6.2 Photoreceptors; 6.3 Intermediate retinal neurons; 6.4 Ganglion cells and LGN cells; 6.5 Cortex; Acknowledgments; Notes; References; Chapter 7. The Physics and Chemistry of Color. the 15 Mechanisms; 7.1 Overview: 15 causes of color; 7.2 Introduction to the physics and chemistry of color 7.3 Mechanism 1: Color from incandescence7.4 Mechanism 2: Color from gas excitation; 7.5 Mechanism 3: Color from vibrations and rotations; 7.6 Mechanisms 4 and 5: Color from ligand field effects; 7.7 Mechanism 6: Color from molecular orbitals; 7.8 Mechanism 7: Color from charge transfer; 7.9 Mechanism 8: Metallic colors from band theory; 7.10 Mechanism 9: Color in semiconductors; 7.11 Mechanism 10: Color from impurities in semiconductors; 7.12 Mechanism 11: Color from color centers; 7.13 Mechanism 12: Color from dispersion; 7.14 Mechanism 13: Color from scattering 7.15 Mechanism 14: Color from interference without diffraction7.16 Mechanism 15: Color from diffraction; Further reading; References; Chapter 8. Digital Color Reproduction; 8.1 Introduction and overview; 8.2 Imaging as a communications channel; 8.3 Image capture; 8.4 Electronic image displays; 8.5 Printing; 8.6 Key words; 8.7 Conclusions; Acknowledgments; References; Author index; Subject index
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