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Colour

Author : Trevor Lamb
ISBN : 0521499631
Genre : Art
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Although we experience colour all the time, do we really understand colour? Three hundred years ago Isaac Newton showed that white light is composed of all the colours of the spectrum yet does this provide us with insight into our own personal experience of colour sensation? To answer such questions on the nature of colour this volume gathers the combined knowledge of physics, biology, history and art. It provides an exciting exploration of colour, from the diverse perspectives of experts in eight different fields of study. Their essays take us on a journey both through the sciences and the world of fine art, and they combine to give a full and rewarding view of colour.

Progress In Colour Studies Language And Culture

Author : Carole Patricia Biggam
ISBN : 9789027232397
Genre : Art
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Along with its companion volume, this book offers a fascinating glimpse into the current avenues of research into colour, a phenomenon which daily affects all our lives in often surprising ways. The majority of the papers originated in a 2004 conference entitled 'Progress in Colour Studies' which was held in the University of Glasgow, U.K. The contributions to this first volume, which is principally linguistic and anthropological in content, and to its companion on the psychological aspects of colour, present either summaries of state-of-the-art colour research in various disciplines, or in-depth accounts of certain aspects of such work. This volume includes approaches such as Natural Semantic Metalanguage, social network analysis, quantitative analysis, type modification, vantage theory, the centrality of social norms of inference, place-names and heraldry. In the process, new insights are offered into the following languages: English, French, Portuguese, Sorbian, Burarra, Cape Breton Gaelic, Tzotzil, and others.

Basics Design 05 Colour

Author : Gavin Ambrose
ISBN : 9782940373314
Genre : Art
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Basics Design 05: Colour by Gavin Ambrose and Paul Harris examines the two distinct areas of colour usage in design. This book explores what colours mean, their inherent associations and their cultural connotations. It then tackles how to control colour in a design in order to achieve a desired effect or fulfill a specific brief.

Colour

Author : Edith Anderson Feisner
ISBN : 1856694410
Genre : Art
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This text offers expert advice on putting the principles of colour theory into practice. Beginning with an account of colour fundamentals and a history of colour, it then explores the four dimensions of colour and their application to composition.

Colour And Language

Author : Siegfried Wyler
ISBN : 3823342193
Genre : Anglais (Langue) - Sémantique
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Colour Chemistry

Author : R. M. Christie
ISBN : 0854045732
Genre : Science
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This book provides an up-to-date insight into the chemistry behind the colour of the dyes and pigments that make our world so colourful. The impressive breadth of coverage starts with a dip into the history of colour science. Colour Chemistry then goes on to look at the structure and synthesis of the various dyes and pigments, along with their applications in the traditional areas of textiles, coatings and plastics, and also the ever-expanding range of "high-tech" applications. Also discussed are some of the environmental issues associated with the manufacture and use of colour. The broad and balanced coverage presented in this book makes it ideal for students and graduates. In addition, many specialists in industry or academia will also benefit from the overview of the subject that is provided.

The Colour Image Processing Handbook

Author : Stephen J. Sangwine
ISBN : 0412806207
Genre : Computers
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The Colour Image Processing Handbook is the first text to provide a comprehensive survey of the techniques and methods associated with the evolving field of colour image processing. Both the standard techniques and those more recently developed are included and the book brings together the expertise of a number of international academics and researchers in the field. It is the only single text to collect together such research and information.

Colour Terms In The Crowd

Author : Siegfried Wyler
ISBN : 3823362674
Genre : Color
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Colour In Food

Author : Douglas B. MacDougall
ISBN : 1855735903
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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Color is one of the most significant cues used by consumers to determine the quality of a food. While color is usually assumed to be a property of the food itself, it is actually the individual's response to the visual signals generated by light on the product. An authoritative reference can best explain the ways that food color and quality are assessed and how they can be improved to benefit consumers and the food industry. This book reviews how color is perceived and measured, discusses food color chemistry and stability, and presents ways that color can be better controlled in food. Part one introduces the concept of the total appearance of food and examines the principles of instrumental color measurement, models of color appearance, color measurement by color reflectance, and sorting by color. Part two covers color control in food, focusing on the chemistry of food colorants, color stability, genetic modification for color enhancement, and developments in natural colorings.

Colour Vision

Author : Evan Thompson
ISBN : 9781134900794
Genre : Philosophy
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Colour fascinates all of us, and scientists and philosophers have sought to understand the true nature of colour vision for many years. In recent times, investigations into colour vision have been one of the main success stories of cognitive science, for each discipline within the field - neuroscience, psychology, linguistics, computer science and artificial intelligence, and philosophy - has contributed significantly to our understanding of colour. Evan Thompson's book is a major contribution to this interdisciplinary project. Colour Vision provides an accessible review of the current scientific and philosophical discussions of colour vision. Thompson steers a course between the subjective and objective positions on colour, arguing for a relational account. This account develops a novel `ecological' approach to colour vision in cognitive science and the philosophy of perception. It is vital reading for all cognitive scientists and philosophers whose interests touch upon this central area.

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