Reports of the Committee on Vision: 1947-1990
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This is a summary of reports issued since 1947 under the aegis of the National Research Council's Committee on Vision. An abstract summarizing the contents of each report is provided together with information to assist the reader in obtaining copies of the information about early research efforts in such classic areas of vision science as visual search, form discrimination, and aging--together with current problems such as the use of video display terminals. The book will aid vision scientists in gaining a thorough understanding of the recent historical context of vision research.


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124 pages | 6 x 9
ISBN: 978-0-309-04148-5

Table of Contents

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Front Matter i-x
Aging and Vision 1-6
Aeronautics and Space 7-14
Clinical Applications 15-28
Color Vision 29-32
Dark Adaptation and Night Vision 33-42
Engineering and Equipment 43-54
Physical Optics 55-62
Target Recognition 63-74
Transportation 75-78
Vision Science 79-94
Visual Displays 95-104
Miscellaneous 105-112
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National Research Council. Reports of the Committee on Vision: 1947-1990. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press, 1990.

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