Color Model for Human Visual Environment and Physical Interaction

  • Tsutomu Mutoh
  • Kazuo Ohno
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5624)


The authors explored a method to control dynamic RGB light source in accordance with human visual environment and possibilities of physical interaction with light source of full color capabilities. We developed a color model composed of hue, grayscale, brightness components and an algorithm to transform RGB values into the color space of the model. We implemented the color model using full color light emitting diode (LED) in a light source device designed for people to interact with color physically. We set up an experimental environment for human color perception to prove visual and physical interaction effect of dynamic light source and object with color composition governed by the color model and the device.


color model visual interaction physical interaction full color LED 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Tsutomu Mutoh
    • 1
  • Kazuo Ohno
    • 1
  1. 1.International Media Research FoundationTokyoJapan

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