Visual Illusions [Illustrated]: Their Causes, Characteristics and Applications by Matthew Luckiesh

Visual Illusions [Illustrated]: Their Causes, Characteristics and Applications

byMatthew Luckiesh

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This edition features
• illustrations
• a linked Table of Contents, linked Footnotes, and linked Index

Contents
I.Introduction
II.The eye
III.Vision
IV.Some types of geometrical illusions
V.Equivocal figures
VI.The influence of angles
VII.Illusions of depth and of distance
VIII.Irradiation and brightness-contrast
IX.Color
X.Lighting
XI.Nature
XII.Painting and decoration
XIII.Architecture
XIV.Mirror Magic
XV.Camouflage
Index

About the Author
"MATTHEW LUCKIESH DSc, DE, (1883 – 1967) was a physicist and, as the Director of General Electric's Lighting Research Laboratory at its Nela Park National Lamps Works facility in East Cleveland, Ohio, he pursued research on light and vision. In his day, he was known as the "Father of the Science of Seeing."

Luckiesh developed several theories on color and its physiological effect on people. He was also interested in determining the conditions under which optimal visibility was achieved, and in examining the relationship between light and seeing, in order to design better types of lamps. During World War I he studied camouflage, and later invented artificial sunlight and germicidal lamps. Luckiesh produced eleven U.S. patents, 28 books and about 860 scientific and technical articles, published between 1911 and 1960.

Asked how to say his name, he told The Literary Digest "My name is pronounced as if it were spelled loo'kish. The u in the first syllable is the u in rude, and the second syllable rimes with dish."" --Wikipedia

Title:Visual Illusions [Illustrated]: Their Causes, Characteristics and ApplicationsFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:January 20, 2013Publisher:VolumesOfValueLanguage:English

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ISBN:9990005583749

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