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  • Vol. 14, Iss. 17 — Sep. 1, 1989
  • pp: 907–909

Derivation of a unified transfer function in the theory of flicker

Vo Van Toi  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 14, Issue 17, pp. 907-909 (1989)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.14.000907


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Abstract

In the study of the human vision system based on the temporal-modulation transfer-function curve, Kelly [J. Opt. Soc. Am. 59, 1665 (1969); 61, 537 (1971)] proposed two different diffusion models. In Kelly’s second model the theoretical results fitted well with his experimental data in a wide range of adaptation levels. However, from a mathematical point of view, this model was based on formal assumptions without reasonable justifications. The purpose here is to derive a new transfer function utilizing a more rigorous mathematical development and to show that it is compatible with Kelly’s two models.

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History
Original Manuscript: January 5, 1989
Manuscript Accepted: June 11, 1989
Published: September 1, 1989

Citation
Vo Van Toi, "Derivation of a unified transfer function in the theory of flicker," Opt. Lett. 14, 907-909 (1989)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-14-17-907


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