Introduction to Color Perception


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Table of Contents

Introduction to Color Perception

Rendering and Perception

Perception Basics

Perception Basics

Retinal Cones

Receptive Fields

Mach Bands and Receptor Fields

Another Intensity Illusion

Cones & Rods vs. Luminance

Color Vision Model

Trichromatic Color Theory vs Opponent Color Theory

Opponent Color Theory (cont.)

Perceptually Linear Color Spaces

CIE Chromaticity Diagram

What’s Wrong with RGB?

Possible Alternative for RGB Interpolation

More Color Issues

Other Visual Perception Factors

Pre-attentive Processing

Which Attributes are Pre-attentive?

Pre-attentive Bandwidth

Good References Pages


Author: David S. Ebert


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