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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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How to Find a Tritan Line

How to Find a Tritan Line

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(p.279) Chapter 29 How to Find a Tritan Line
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Normal and Defective Colour Vision
Author(s):

H. E. Smithson

P. Sumner

J. D. Mollon

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198525301.003.0029

This chapter proposes transient tritanopia as an effective method for locating an individual's tritan line. The method has several practical advantages. Firstly, the procedure can be carried out using a CRT, without the need to construct a uniform auxiliary field. Secondly, it allows almost free choice of the spatial properties of the stimulus so that the experimenter can determine the tritan line for the exact retinal region to be used in a subsequent experiment.

Keywords:   transient tritanopia method, tritan line, chromaticity

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