Visual performance, task performance

  • Kohei Narisada
  • Duco Schreuder
Part of the Astrophysics and Space Science Library book series (ASSL, volume 322)


When considering the threshold values for any visual function, one must take into account that the visual system acts logarithmical and not linear. That means that for the same increase in experience, the ratio between the stimuli, and not the difference between the stimuli, is constant. This constant is often called the Weber fraction. The first aspect of visual performance to consider is that of the primary visual functions.


Visual Acuity Contrast Sensitivity Weber Fraction Road Lighting Stellar Magnitude 
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