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Course syllabus N416A2_4I - Applied Color Theory (FCFT - SS 2020/2021)

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University: Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava
Course unit code:
Course unit title: Applied Color Theory
Mode of delivery, planned learning activities and teaching methods:
2 hours weekly (on-site method)

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Assesment methods:
Student should actively participate on lectures, prepare and present written report on selected topic. Student should pass the final exam. Evaluation according to the Study regulations in force
Learning outcomes of the course unit:
Student acquires knowledge on basics of theory of color, colorimetry and evaluation of color differences and will be able to utilize this knowledge in survey and evaluation of status of objects of heritage
Course contents:
Light and color, physical principles of visual sensation, photometry
Vision and color vision, origin of visual sensation, psychophysical attributes of color, color vision deficiency
Objective measurement of color: colorimetry, colorimetric color spaces, colorimeters
Color differences
Color Order Systems
Additive and subtractive color synthesis
Colorants, relation of chemical structure and color, classification of colorants
Color photography
Properties and evaluation of color image
Degradation of colorants and color layers, bleaching
Case studies of application of color theory and colorimetry in analysis of objects of cultural heritage
Recommended or required reading:
HUNT, R W G. Measuring Colour. New York: Wiley, 2011. 300 p. ISBN 978-1-119-97537-3.
JOHNSTON-FELLER , R. Color Science in the Examination of Museum Objects: Nondestructive Procedures (Tools for Conservation). Los Angeles: Getty Conservation Institute, 2001. 360 p. ISBN 0-89236-586-2.
GREEN, P. Colour Management in Heritage Photography, in Digital Heritage (edited by L. MacDonald). Amsterdam: Elsevier, 2006. 25 p. ISBN 978-0-75-066183-6.
JACOBSON, R. -- MACDONALD, L. Assessing Image Quality in Digital Heritage (edited by L. MacDonald). Amsterdam: Elsevier, 2006. 25 p. ISBN 978-0-75-066183-6.

Language of instruction:
slovak or english
Courses evaluation:
Assessed students in total: 9

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Name of lecturer(s): prof. Ing. Michal Čeppan, PhD. (person responsible for course) - slovak, english
Last modification:
29. 4. 2020
prof. Ing. Michal Čeppan, PhD. and programme supervisor

Last modification made by Samuel Hraško on 04/29/2020.

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