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Ferwerda, James A. (2012) Through a Glass Brightly: Material Appearance and Image Quality. In: Predicting Perceptions: Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Appearance. Lulu Press, Edinburgh UK, pp. 32-33. ISBN 978-1-4716-6869-2

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    Images have always presented a puzzle for perceptual scientists because they serve as visual representations of objects while also being objects themselves. Much effort has gone toward understanding how images represent the three-dimensional properties of objects, and there is now considerable knowledge about the relations between the geometric projections used in image rendering and the perceived shapes of depicted objects [1]. Considerably less effort has focused on how images convey other important object properties such as materials and textures [2], and although there is a vast literature on image quality that purports to speak to these issues [3], the premise of this project is that much this work is misguided because it conflates the idea of images as signals with the idea of images as messages.

    Item Type: Book Section
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Material appearance, image quality, visual perception
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    Depositing User: Dr Stefano Padilla
    Date Deposited: 04 May 2012 17:03
    Last Modified: 08 May 2012 12:20
    URI: http://opendepot.org/id/eprint/1047

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