Perceptual Appearance Uniformity in 3D Printing
We demonstrate the effectiveness of applying visual search to appearance perception problems by analyzing 288 appearance variations formed from the combination of 18 printed surfaces, 8 virtual transformations of those surfaces, and two illumination conditions. The virtual transformations allowed us to explore the impact of bumpiness, glossiness, and spatially-varying color on perceived uniformity. Significant effects were found to be caused by several of these dimensions. Additionally, the measured psychophysical data is a valuable contribution to the general study of the perception of spatially-varying appearances.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: January 28, 2018
This article was made available online on January 13, 2018 as a Fast Track article with title: "Perceptual appearance uniformity in 3D printing".
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