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The Spectrum Applet

The Spectrum Applet

This applet demonstrates how a spectrum is related to the perceived color.


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Louis Keiner
Louis Keiner (Faculty)
17 years ago
This applet has proved very useful in my Remote Sensing of the Environment
course, where student understanding of the reflectance spectra of different
objects is basic to the course.
Used in course? Yes
John Walkup
John Walkup (Staff)
21 years ago
A neat approach to a common applet. Works well, and I think students will
appreciate its
simplcity. However, many graphics tools contain
a similar utility. Also, users should be aware that color is a biological
phenomenon, and relating it too closely to frequency can lead to misconceptions.