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Introduction Ingredients Spectra Attributes The Human Eye Color Mixing General Terms
Color Spaces How to measure Color Scales Color Effects After Images Contents
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Introduction Index.html 01. 00 The fairy tale beauty of Color and the physical phenomena will be a part of this website. 01
. Contents and Lay-out 01. 01 Contents and Lay-out of this Website about Colors. 02
  Color Glossary 01. 02 A list of terms about color. (UNDER CONSTRUCTION) 03
Ingredients Light-Object-Observer 02. 00 The three ingredients of appearance recognition. 04
Spectra Electromagnetic 03. 00 Electromagnetic radiation can be arranged in a spectrum, that extends from waves of low to very high frequencies. 05
. Visible 03. 01 The visible spectrum arranged in the order red, orange, yellow, green, blue and violet. 06
 . Rainbow 03. 02 A rainbow is a natural spectrum, produced by meteorological phenomena. 07
. .. Prism 03. 03 The first correct explanation of this phenomenon. 08
. Sun 03. 04 The solar spectrum and the solar lines. 09
. Interference 03. 05 Interference 10
Attributes Hue 04. 00 Hue's form a color wheel. 11
  Lightness 04. 01 Lightness changes vertically. 12
  Saturation 04. 02 Saturation varies horizontally. 13
  The Attributes as a Space 04. 03 Hue and Lightness and Saturation.  14
Human Eye Eye 05. 00 The Sensitivity of the rods is about 10.000 times as the cones. 15
  Sensitivity 05. 01 Between 500 and 600 nanometers the human eye can differentiate about 7.5 million color shades. 16
  Whiteness 05. 02 Lets focus on Whiteness. 17
  Blindness  05. 03 Color-Blindness more correctly called color vision deficiency. 18
Color Mixing Additive Color Mixing 06. 00 Additive colors are light based.  19
  Subtractive 06. 01 Most colors seen in ordinary experience, are caused by the partial absorption of white light. 20
  Complementary 06. 02 The relationship of complementary colors perceived as completing or enhancing each other. 21
Color mixing in practice 06. 03 Part 1 Color mixing with white, gray and black.  22
General Terms Color Broadly Speaking 07. 00 Color broadly speaking.  23
  Light Sources 07. 01 Light is created by heating objects to incandescence or by atoms or molecules being subjected to excitation. 24
. Color Temperature 07. 02 Blackbody and Color Temperature. 25
. Color Symbolism 07. 03 The Symbolic Meaning of Colors. 26
  References 07. 04 References Book and Work 27
Color Spaces 384 BC -1860 08. 00 Inventors/Physicists/Mathematicians/etc. and a simple 2D or 3D  color space from 384 BC to 1860 28
. 1860-1928 08. 01 Inventors/Physicists/Mathematicians/etc. and a simple 2D or 3D color space from      1860 to 1928 29
. 1929-1955 08. 02 Inventors/Physicists/Mathematicians/etc. and a simple 2D or 3D color space from      1929 to 1955 30
1955-1976 08. 03 Inventors/Physicists/Mathematicians/etc. and a simple 2D or 3D color space from      1955 to 1976 31
How to measure Spectrophotometer 09. 00 Spectrophotometer 32
 Color Instruments 09. 01 ANCAL, INC, NEVADA, USA      E-mail: ancal@pobox.com     
.Color Instruments 09. 02 MINOLTA CO., Ltd. PO BOX 1364, Maarssenbroek 3600 The Netherlands   33
.Color Instruments 09. 03 X-Rite GmbH Stollwerchstraße 32  D-51149 Köln Germany E-mail: info@xrite.de 34
 Color Scales XYZ - Tristimulus 10. 00 The CIE originally defined the standard observer using a 2° field of view, hence the name 2° Standard Observer.  35
  Hunter versus CIE 10. 01 Hunter scale versus CIE scale (still working on)     Website:  www.hunterlab.com    E-mail:  info@hunterlab.com 36
  CIE-1931 10. 02 The CIE-1931Chromaticity Diagram 37
  CIE-1976 10. 03 The CIE-1976 Chromaticity Diagram 38
Color Effects Constancy 11. 00 Different illuminants have different spectral energy distribution. 39
Metamerism 11. 01 A layman can recognize metamerism when two colored objects that match under one illuminant and fail to match under an other illuminant. 40
  Successive Contrast 11. 02 A number of colors following one another in order or sequence.  41
  Simultaneous Contrast 11. 03 Simultaneous as existing, occurring, or operating at the same time. 42
After Images Chromatic Adaptation 12. 00 After images (constant under construction) 43
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