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Visual Science and Engineering

Models and Applications, 1st Edition

By Kelly

CRC Press

448 pages

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pub: 1994-03-30
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This work examines a broad spectrum of the latest topics in visual science, relating basic studies to applications and delineating points of intersection among the various disciplines that study the mechanisms of vision. It discusses, among other topics: the Purkinje-image eyetracker; the principles of high-definition television; and the role of stabilized-image technology in revealing how eye movements control both luminous and chromatic perceptions.

Reviews

"Acclaim for Visual Science and Engineering . . .an informative retrospective look that offers human insights as well as technical discussion. "

---Color Research and Application

"This unique volume examines a broad spectrum of the latest topics in visual science. . . . . .will earn a place on every advanced workers' bookshelf. "

---Optik: International Journal for Light and Electron Optics

". . .an interesting and readable book. "

---Optics & Photonics News

". . .essential for all optometry students and practising ophthalmic clinicians. "

---Clinical and Experimental Optometry

Table of Contents

Optics In Vision. The Purkinje-Image Eyetracker, Image Stabilization, and Related Forms of Stimulus Manipulation. Eye Movements and Contrast Sensitivity. Chromatic-Achromatic Multiplexing in Human Colour Vision. Time, Colour, and Phase. The Molecular Genetics of Human Colour Vision - From Nucleotides to Nanometers. Circular Targets and How They Grew. Topographical Mapping In Primate Visual Cortex - History, Anatomy, and Computation. Colour Science and the Graphic Arts. Real-Time Display Systems, Present and Future.

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Optical Science and Engineering

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
TEC019000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Lasers & Photonics