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Effective Color Contrast


Effective Color Contrast

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"This Web page contains three basic guidelines for making effective color choices that work for nearly everyone. Following the guidelines are explanations of the three perceptual attributes of color -- hue, lightness and saturation -- as they are used by vision scientists."
Material Type: Reference Material
Date Added to MERLOT: April 10, 2009
Date Modified in MERLOT: June 02, 2010
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Submitter: Cathy Swift


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Primary Audience: College General Ed, College Lower Division, College Upper Division, Graduate School, Professional
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
Language: English
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