02.1 – Color Perception


Todd Kamensek


What will be covered

o   Trichromacy theory

o   Color spaces

o   Application to Visual Design


Presentation [notes]


Essays [Alpha] [Bravo] [Charlie]



            Ware, ch. 4

Tufte, Envisioning Information, ch. 5  [pdf]

Rheingans (1999). Task-based Color Scale Design.  [pdf]



Palmer, ch. 3.

Healy (1996).  Choosing Effective Colours for Data Visualization.  [pdf]

Changizi et al. (2006).  Bare skin, blood, and the evolution of primate colour vision.  [pdf]


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