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Websites. These websites describe research at NASA related to
color usage in aerospace.
Display of Traffic Information, Johnson/Battiste
Tools and Interfaces for Air Traffic Management, Palmer/Smith/Prevot
Vision Science Group (Ames Research
Human Systems Integration Division (Ames Research Center)
Applied Color Research.
Information about applications of color science to applied problems.
of Derby Colour and Imaging Institute
Munsell Color System
Basic Color Research.
Information about research to extend vision science.
many links to vision research sites.
Color and Vision Science Laboratories
Dr. David Brainard
Dr. Hans Irtel
These resources are those used in the pages concerning color usage in
Cynthia Brewer, Pennsylvania State Univ.
of Texas Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection
Standards. Standards organizations, where
to get color standards documents, etc.
Aviation. Aviation websites.
Transportation Safety Board Reports.
Volpe Center report on Electronic Flight Bags.
Software and online tools. These
are a few free tools that I have found useful. There are also many commercial
programs for production of color documents and for management of color
display and printing.
Visibone. Includes a number of interesting resources for website color design, some free, some for purchase. One of them, Color Lab, is a free interactive web tool for selecting colors from the "web-safe" color set. It has several clever and useful features. While mostly useful to color vision researchers, there are modules that do many useful technical things relating to color display.
The Art of Web Design: Color Wheel & Color Relationships. Ever since humankind first began mixing paint, color has played a vital role in the expression of ideas. Certain colors can evoke pointed emotions or memories. Color can change the atmosphere and feeling of a piece from dull and lifeless to bright and entrancing. As the role of the Internet in business and education increases, color must be used both to interest clients and to work on behalf of computer users.
Encycolorpedia. Encycolorpedia provides free hex color profile pages, color search, paint matching, schemes and color space conversions. It also provides features like generating color palettes from image or website URLs and paint matching between brands.