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Colour vision experimental studies in teaching of optometry

Paper Abstract

Following aspects related to human colour vision are included in experimental lessons for optometry students of University of Latvia. Characteristics of coloured stimuli (emitting and reflective), determination their coordinates in different colour spaces. Objective characteristics of transmitting of colour stimuli through the optical system of eye together with various types of appliances (lenses, prisms, Fresnel prisms). Psychophysical determination of mono- and polychromatic stimuli perception taking into account physiology of eye, retinal colour photoreceptor topography and spectral sensitivity, spatial and temporal characteristics of retinal receptive fields. Ergonomics of visual perception, influence of illumination and glare effects, testing of colour vision deficiencies.

Paper Details

Date Published: 24 October 2005
PDF: 3 pages
Proc. SPIE 9664, Ninth International Topical Meeting on Education and Training in Optics and Photonics, 96640I (24 October 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.2207734
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Maris Ozolinsh, Univ. of Latvia (Latvia)
Gatis Ikaunieks, Univ. of Latvia (Latvia)
Sergejs Fomins, Univ. of Latvia (Latvia)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 9664:
Ninth International Topical Meeting on Education and Training in Optics and Photonics
François Flory, Editor(s)

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