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  • Vol. 54, Iss. 4 — Apr. 1, 1964
  • pp: 529–531

Color Perception and the Land Two-Color Projections

RICHARD BELSEY  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA, Vol. 54, Issue 4, pp. 529-531 (1964)

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Land, using only two projecting primaries, demonstrated a wide range of hues in “natural image” projections. Nineteen observers, with normal color vision, viewed Land-type projections and identified the hues perceived with a colorimeter. Results indicate that the wide range of hues perceived was the result of a primary induction due to contrast phenomena (“colored shadow” effect) and a secondary distortion toward the memory color of familiar objects.

RICHARD BELSEY, "Color Perception and the Land Two-Color Projections," J. Opt. Soc. Am. 54, 529-531 (1964)

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