background luminance

background luminance

[′bak‚grau̇nd ′lüm·i·nəns]
(optics)
In visual-range theory, the brightness of the background against which a target is viewed.
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Stimuli are presented upon a liquid crystal display screen, at a mesopic background luminance of 1.
This microperimeter employs a brighter background luminance than the MP-1, at 10cd/[m.
8226; RVR Measurement System based on forward-scatter meters equipped with background luminance (ambient light) sensor.
The notion that, in older adults, contrast sensitivity impairment increases with decreasing background luminance and that the determinants of this phenomenon are partially neural is not new in the literature (10,26).
Before visual testing the subjects were given 30 minutes to adapt to the background luminance in both installations of lighting with HPS and LEDs.
As it was already mentioned that the size, background luminance, and luminance contrast of the visual target determines its visibility, the age of the observer should be pointed out as well.
The latter is the estimated sensitivity of the pilot's eyes as derived from the measured background luminance.
It had to have very carefully controlled lighting levels, partly because many of the screens and optical devices need low background luminance.
The EL display offers excellent contrast and negligible background luminance, which has been found to result in faster recognition and response time.
Mean, standard deviation and median of background luminance in different density of light patterns BGD Level Mean Pixel Std Dev Brightness Scene 1 High 54.
The standard task contrast that had this suprathreshold visibility was used with the standard function to determine the required background luminance.
Different glare indices, including DGI, are calculated based upon the brightness, location, and apparent size of the glare sources and the background luminance for a particular viewpoint.

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