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  • Vol. 41, Iss. 9 — Sep. 1, 1951
  • pp: 615–618

Influence of Visual Adaptation on Loci of Constant Hue and Saturation

DAVID L. MACADAM  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA, Vol. 41, Issue 9, pp. 615-618 (1951)

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Loci of constant hue and saturation have been determined with an artificial-daylight surround and with a surround closely matching the chromaticity of a blackbody at 3200K. The results are compared with results published by Bouma and Kruithof and by Richter. Attention is drawn to doubtful assumptions on which their results are based.

DAVID L. MACADAM, "Influence of Visual Adaptation on Loci of Constant Hue and Saturation," J. Opt. Soc. Am. 41, 615-618 (1951)

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