Visual performance with realistic methods of changing contrast

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The performance of young adult subjects was recorded when the photometric contrast of a task was altered using “realistic” methods. A general transfer function was obtained relating task contrast to performance. Based upon the transfer function and additional photometric measurements, suggestions for practical lighting design were presented.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)164-177
Number of pages14
JournalJournal of the Illuminating Engineering Society
Issue number3
StatePublished - Apr 1981
Externally publishedYes


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