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  • Vol. 33, Iss. 6 — Jun. 1, 1943
  • pp: 316–323

Evolution of Color Vision Tests

ELSIE MURRAY  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA, Vol. 33, Issue 6, pp. 316-323 (1943)

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ELSIE MURRAY, "Evolution of Color Vision Tests," J. Opt. Soc. Am. 33, 316-323 (1943)

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  1. This paper is part of a symposium on Color Blindness and Color Blindness Tests arranged for the March 4–6, 1943 meeting of the Optical Society of America by the Inter-Society Color Council.
  2. Italic figures in parenthesis refer to literature cited.
  3. In the Stoelting set used by the writer, copied directly from an original Holmgren, the first test skein is faintly yellowish, though Holmgren described it as a "pure green," neither yellowish or bluish. Differences in illumination, hue sensitivity, verbal usage, or divergent dyes and fading may explain the discrepancy. In some nondescript sets the red skein has a definite orange tone. The purple also varies, in hue and chroma.
  4. A term first suggested by Rivers.
  5. See Burnett (27).
  6. Schrödinger has shown the connection between the 3-components and the 4-components theory of vision, and Judd has given ICI equations [Ill. Eng. 36, 3 (1941)]. D. N.

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