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White surfaces reflect most of the illuminance. ) The brightness of a stimulus, then, is the actual experience of visual intensity, an intensity that often determines its visibility. From this discussion, we can see how the visibility or brightness of a given stimulus may be the same if it is a dark (poorly reflective) sign that is well illuminated or a white (highly reflective) sign that is poorly illuminated. In addition to brightness, the ability to see an object—its visibility—is also affected by the contrast between the stimulus and its surround, but that is another story that we shall describe in a few pages.

This is light with no dominant hue and therefore not represented on the spectrum). When wavelengths are not diluted by gray, like pure red, they are said to be saturated. Diluted wavelengths, like pink, are of course unsaturated. Hence, a given light stimulus can be characterized by its hue (spectral values), saturation, and brightness. The actual hue of a light is typically specified by the combination of the three primary colors—red, green, and blue—necessary to match it (Helander, 1987). This specification follows a procedure developed by the Commission Internationel de L’Elairage and hence is called the CIE color system.

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