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  • Vol. 6, Iss. 7 — Jul. 27, 2011

Depth rendition of three-dimensional displays

Gerald Westheimer  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA A, Vol. 28, Issue 6, pp. 1185-1190 (2011)

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The third dimension in the reproduction of real scenes in three-dimensional displays is commonly subject to scale changes. The geometry of the situation is laid out, permitting the depth rendition of displays to be characterized and subjected to empirical examination. Psychophysical experiments are presented showing, even when geometrical deformations have been factored out, specific deviations from veridicality in observers’ depth reports for stereograms of simple static patterns devoid of secondary cues.

© 2011 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(330.1400) Vision, color, and visual optics : Vision - binocular and stereopsis
(330.6180) Vision, color, and visual optics : Spectral discrimination
(330.7327) Vision, color, and visual optics : Visual optics, ophthalmic instrumentation

ToC Category:
Vision, Color, and Visual Optics

Original Manuscript: December 20, 2010
Revised Manuscript: March 14, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: March 16, 2011
Published: May 23, 2011

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Vol. 6, Iss. 7 Virtual Journal for Biomedical Optics
June 15, 2011 Spotlight on Optics

Gerald Westheimer, "Depth rendition of three-dimensional displays," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 28, 1185-1190 (2011)

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