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Human Vision and Color Perception

Selected Literature References

References are presented in this section that explore human stereovision and the perception of colors. Included are pertinent review articles and books that discuss theoretical and applied aspects of color perception and the complexities of the human visual system. Several of the reference materials also address the topics of color blindness, astigmatism, and other physiological defects of the human visual system.

Light and color., Murphy, D., in Fundamentals of Light Microscopy and Electronic Imaging, Wiley-Liss, New York, pages 15-27 (2001).

Vision, luminescence, lasers, and related topics., Nassau, K., in The Physics and Chemistry of Color, 2nd edition, Wiley-Interscience Publication, New York, pages 337-383 (2001).

Dictionary of Visual Science and Related Clinical Terms, 5th edition., Hofstetter, H., Griffin, J., Berman, M., and Everson, R., Butterworh-Heinmann, Boston, Massachusetts, 630 pages (2000).

Color vision and visual perception., Rossing, T. and Chiaverina, C., in Light Science: Physics and the Visual Arts, Springer-Verlag, New York, pages 173-202; 303-332 (1999).

A Natural History of Vision., Wade, N., The MIT Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 466 pages (1998).

Ultimate Visual Dictionary of Science., Maiklem, L. and Lach, W. (eds), DK Publishing, New York, 448 pages (1998).

Color: An Introduction to Practice and Principles., Kuehni, R., Wiley-Interscience Publication, New York, 186 pages (1997).

Eye and Brain: The Psychology of Seeing, 5th edition., Gregory, R., Princeton University Press, Princeton, New Jersey, 277 pages (1997).

Empire of Light: A History of Discovery in Science and Art., Perkowitz, S., Henry Holt and Company, New York, 227 pages (1996).

The human eye., Miller, J. and Friedman, E., in Photonics Rules of Thumb: Optics, Electro-Optics, Fiber Optics, and Lasers, McGraw-Hill, Boston, Massachusetts, pages 139-152 (1996).

Colour mechanisms of the eye., Baylor, D., in Colour: Art and Science, Lamb, T. and Bourriau, J. (eds), Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, United Kingdom, pages 103-126 (1995).

Dictionary of Ophthalmic Optics., Keeney, A., Hagman, R., and Fratello, C., Butterworth-Heinemann, Boston, Massachusetts, 345 pages (1995).

Observing., Lynch, D. and Livingston, W., in Color and Light in Nature, Cambridge University of Press, Cambridge, United Kingdom, pages 222-236 (1995).

Optics of the eye, optical generation of the visual stimulus, and psychophysical methods., Charman, W., in Handbook of Optics, Volume 1: Fundamental, Techniques, and Design, 2nd edition, Bass, M., Van Stryland, E., Williams, D., and Wolfe, W. (eds), McGraw-Hill, New York, pages 24.3-24.54; 28.1-28.29; 29.1-29.13 (1995).

Seeing colour., Mollon, J., in Colour: Art and Science, Lamb, T. and Bourriau, J. (eds), Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, United Kingdom, pages 127-150 (1995).

Visual performance., Geisler, W. and Banks, M., in Handbook of Optics, Volume 1: Fundamental, Techniques, and Design, 2nd edition, Bass, M., Van Stryland, E., Williams, D., and Wolfe, W. (eds), McGraw-Hill, New York, pages 25.1-25.55 (1995).

Light and Color in the Outdoors, 5th edition,. Minnaert, M., Seymour, L. (translator and reviser), Springer-Verlag, New York, 417 pages (1993).

Light (The Eyewitness Science Series, 2)., Burnie, D., DK Publishing, New York, 64 pages (1992).

Optics, the Science of Vision., Ronchi, V., Dover Publications, Mineola, New York, 360 pages (1991).

Dictionary of Visual Science, 4th edition., Cline, D., Hofstetter, H., and Griffin, J., Chilton Trade Book Publishing, Radnor, Pennsylvania, 820 pages (1989).

The human eye and vision; binocular vision and the perception of depth; and color perception mechanisms., Falk, D., in Seeing the Light: Optics in Nature, Photography, Color, Vision, and Holography, John Wiley and Sons, New York, pages 144-158; 181-237; 270-289 (1986).

Colour: Why the World Isn't Grey., Rossotti, H., Princeton University Press, Princeton, New Jersey, 239 pages (1985).

Theories of Vision From Al-Kindi to Kepler., Lindberg, D., University of Chicago Press, Chicago, Illinois, 324 pages (1976).

The properties of light., Jenkins, F. and White, H., in Fundamentals of Optics, 4th edition, McGraw-Hill, New York, pages 3-23 (1976).

Light and Vision., Mueller, C. and Rudolph, M., Time-Life, New York, 200 pages (1966).

Visual Illusions: Their Causes, Characteristics and Applications., Luckiesh, M., Dover Publications, Mineola, New York, 252 pages (1965).

The eye., Minnaert, M., in The Nature of Light and Colour in the Open Air, revised edition, Kremer-Priest, H. (translator) and Jay, K. (reviser), Dover Publications, New York, pages 90-107 (1954).


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