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  • Vol. 55, Iss. 5 — May. 1, 1965
  • pp: 566–568

Color Discrimination as a Function of Exposure Time*

MICHAEL H. SIEGEL  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA, Vol. 55, Issue 5, pp. 566-568 (1965)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSA.55.000566


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Abstract

An experiment was performed to determine the effect of exposure time on color discrimination. Five durations ranging from 0.02 to 5 sec were used. Discrimination continued to improve as exposure was lengthened. Some possible explanations for these results are offered.

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MICHAEL H. SIEGEL, "Color Discrimination as a Function of Exposure Time*," J. Opt. Soc. Am. 55, 566-568 (1965)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josa/abstract.cfm?URI=josa-55-5-566


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