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Applied Color Science
Introduction to applied color science topics including a discussion of physical, psychological, and psychophysical concepts.
Sample image from the Luminance and Chromaticity page. Luminance and Chromaticity
Discussion of the concepts of Luminance and Chromaticity and their relation to color matching and color appearance.
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Discussion and demonstrations of color discrimination and identification issues and challenges.
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Discussion of concepts and issues affecting legibility of text and symbols in color graphics.
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Discussion of the special challenges of designing with blue and related color combinations.
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Discussion of the main types of variations in the color vision of individual users and designing colors with those differences in mind.
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Discussion and examples of interactions among patterns and possible reduced legibility.
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Discussion and examples of factors controlling the effect of temporal modulation on attention.
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Discussion and examples of simultaneous and successive color contrast. Discusses graphics problems and solutions.
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Discussion of aspects of display hardware and software that affect perception of colors in graphics.
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Discussion of reflected light and factors affecting its impact on perception of color graphics.



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