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Attention of Viewers While Viewing Paintings Changes with the Different CCTs of Exhibition Light: A Quantitative Approach with Eye-Tracking Method

  • Amrita BhattacharjeeEmail author
  • Swati Pal
Conference paper
Part of the Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies book series (SIST, volume 135)

Abstract

Light influences the appearance of paintings in any exhibition. Few studies have experimented with correlated colour temperature (CCT) and illuminance of light to understand the lighting preference of viewers while viewing paintings. However, effect of only CCT on viewers’ perception is still a debatable issue. Also, previous studies in this regard have taken subjective approach with category rating that may lead to inconsistent conclusion. Therefore, a study has been designed with quantitative approach using eye-tracking method (N = 10) to verify the effect of different CCTs on viewers’ attention. The experimental result shows that viewers’ attention while viewing similar paintings changes with different CCTs of exhibition light having all other light parameters constant.

Keywords

Attention Light Painting 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of DesignIIT GuwahatiGuwahatiIndia

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