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Normal and Defective Colour Vision$
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John D. Mollon, Joel Pokorny, and Ken Knoblauch

Print publication date: 2003

Print ISBN-13: 9780198525301

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: April 2010

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198525301.001.0001

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Colour Discrimination, Colour Constancy and Natural Scene Statistics *

Colour Discrimination, Colour Constancy and Natural Scene Statistics *

(p.189) Chapter 21 Colour Discrimination, Colour Constancy and Natural Scene Statistics *
Normal and Defective Colour Vision

Donald I.A. Macleod

Oxford University Press

This chapter relates the processes of colour vision to the characteristics of the natural environment. The reference to natural scene statistics relates the two main parts of the chapter — the first five sections concerned with colour discrimination, and the seventh section concerned with colour appearance and its transformation or constancy under changes of illumination.

Keywords:   colour vision, natural environment, colour discrimination, colour appearance

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