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The following sources are recommended by a professor whose research specialty is spectral sensitivity of the human eye.


Six Superlative Sources

· Sperling, H.G., and Harwerth, R.S.(1971). Red-green cone interactions in the increment-threshold spectral sensitivity of primates. Science 172,180-184.

· King-Smith, P.E., and Carden, D.(1976). Luminance and opponent-color contributions to visual detection and adaptation and to temporal and spatial integration. Journal of the Optical Society of America 66,709-717.

· Kelly, D.H.(1989). Opponent-color receptive field profiles determined from large-area psychophysical measurements. Journal of the Optical Society of America 6,1784-1793.

· Mullen, K.T., and Kulikowski, J.J. (1990). Wavelength discrimination at detection threshold. Journal of the Optical Society of America 7,733-742.

· Chaparro, A., Stroymer, C.F., Huang, E.P., Kronauer, R.E., and Eskew, R.T. (1993). Colour is what the eye sees best. Nature 362,348-350.

· Sankeralli, M.J., and Mullen, K.T. (2001). Bipolar or rectified chromatic detection mechanisms? Visual Neuroscience 18,127-135.

Other Excellent Sources

· Loop, M.S., and Crossman, D.K. (2000). High color-vision sensitivity in macaque and humans. Visual Neuroscience 17,119-125.

· Gegenfurtner, K.R., and Sharpe, L.T. (eds) (2001). Color Vision: From Genes to Perception. Cambridge University Press.

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