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The Appearance of Brightness and Lightness

@inproceedings{McCann2000TheAO,
  title={The Appearance of Brightness and Lightness},
  author={J. McCann},
  booktitle={Color Imaging Conference},
  year={2000}
}
  • J. McCann
  • Published in Color Imaging Conference 2000
  • Computer Science
In simplest terms, brightness is the appearance of luminance and lightness is the appearance of objects. The experiments in this paper measure the appearance of three visible faces of a real cube in real-life illumination. Three faces of the cube are painted white and the other three are painted different shades of gray. When the observer sees three white faces the experiment measures the appearance of illumination. When the experimenter rotates the cube to make visible a face with a different… Expand
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