Visual perception [by] Tom N. Cornsweet.

Author
Cornsweet, Tom N. [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
New York, Academic Press [1970]
Description
xiii, 475 pages illustrations (some color) 26 cm

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Summary note
Text covers key topics in geometrical and visual optics for optometric practice ... features over 300 illustrations, summaries and self-assessment questions, and case studies.
Bibliographic references
Bibliography: p. 455-461.
Contents
  • Introduction
  • The experiment of Hecht, Schlaer, and Pirenne
  • The physics of light
  • Quantal fluctuations
  • The action of light on rod pigments
  • The excitation of rods
  • Cones and cone pigment
  • Color vision I
  • discriminations among wavelenght mixtures
  • Color vision II
  • retinal color systems
  • Color vision III
  • the perception of color
  • The psychophysiology of brightness I: spatial interaction in the visual system
  • The psychophysiology of brightness II: modulation transfer functions
  • Brightness and color constancy
  • Temporal properties of the visual system
  • Stimulus generalization
  • Speculations on "Higher Processes"
  • Appendix I: Visual Angle
  • Appendix II: Filter transmission versus density
  • Appendix III: How to build an Ophthalmoscope
  • Appendix IV: Demonstration of color contrast (colored shadows).
ISBN
  • 0121897508
  • 9780121897505
LCCN
71107570
OCLC
106217
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