The Contrast Sensitivity Function
Prepared by Peter Wenderoth
Imagine that you are driving a car in a very thick fog. Objects which are normally easily seen, like black writing on a white billboard, will be hard to see because the black writing and the white background will both be greyish. That is the difference between whites and blacks - contrast - will be reduced
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