© 1992

Color in Electronic Displays

  • Heino Widdel
  • David L. Post

Part of the Defense Research Series book series (DRSS, volume 3)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Color Vision, Perception, and Measurement

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Jan Walraven
      Pages 3-38
    3. Terry Benzschawel
      Pages 39-92
  3. Research on Color Vision

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 93-93
    2. Harry L. Snyder, Leonard J. Trejo
      Pages 95-135
    3. David L. Post
      Pages 137-173
    4. S. M. Luria
      Pages 175-187
  4. Application of Color

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 189-189
    2. V. David Hopkin
      Pages 191-207
    3. J. D. Grossman
      Pages 209-218
  5. Color Display Technology

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 219-219
    2. T. R. H. Wheeler, M. G. Clark
      Pages 221-256
    3. M. G. Clark
      Pages 257-281
    4. Ronald S. Gold
      Pages 283-297
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 313-335

About this book


This book is the product of Research Study Group (RSG) 13 on "Human Engineering Evaluation on the Use of Colour in Electronic Displays," of Panel 8, "Defence Applications of Human and Biomedical Sciences," of the NATO Defence Research Group. RSG 13 was chaired by Heino Widdel (Germany) and consisted of Jeffrey Grossman (United States), Jean-Pierre Menu (France), Giampaolo Noja (Italy, point of contact), David Post (United States), and Jan Walraven (Netherlands). Initially, Christopher Gibson (United Kingdom) and Sharon McFaddon (Canada) participated also. Most of these representatives served previously on the NATO program committee that produced Proceedings of a Workshop on Colour Coded vs. Monochrome Displays (edited by Christopher Gibson and published by the Royal Aircraft Establishment, Farnborough, England) in 1984. RSG 13 can be regarded as a descendent of that program committee. RSG 13 was formed in 1987 for the purpose of developing and distributing guidance regarding the use of color on electronic displays. During our first meeting, we discussed the fact that, although there is a tremendous amount of information available concerning color vision, color perception, colorimetry, and color displays-much of it relevant to display design-it is scattered across numerous texts, journals, conference proceedings, and technical reports. We decided that we could fulfill the RSG's purpose best by producing a book that consolidates and summarizes this information, emphasizing those aspects that are most applicable to display design.


Standard Standards design perception

Editors and affiliations

  • Heino Widdel
    • 1
  • David L. Post
    • 2
  1. 1.Forschungsinstitut für AnthropotechnikWachtberg-WerthhovenGermany
  2. 2.Armstrong LaboratoryWright-Patterson Air Force BaseUSA

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