Abstract

The visibility of fine wires oriented in eighteen different meridians is investigated. The superiority of the horizontal and vertical meridians is demonstrated.

© 1958 Optical Society of America

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1950 (1)

1948 (1)

1947 (1)

H. Hartridge, Phil. Trans. Roy. Soc. (London), Ser. B232, 614 (1947).

1939 (1)

S. Hecht and E. Mintz, J. Gen. Physiol. 22, 593 (1939).

1937 (1)

S. Shlaer, J. Gen. Physiol. 21, 165 (1937).

1927 (1)

J. R. Hamblin and T. H. Winser, Trans. Opt. Soc. (London) 29, 28 (1927).
[Crossref]

Hamblin, J. R.

J. R. Hamblin and T. H. Winser, Trans. Opt. Soc. (London) 29, 28 (1927).
[Crossref]

Hartridge, H.

H. Hartridge, Phil. Trans. Roy. Soc. (London), Ser. B232, 614 (1947).

Hecht, S.

S. Hecht and E. Mintz, J. Gen. Physiol. 22, 593 (1939).

Higgins, G. C.

Leibowitz, H.

Mintz, E.

S. Hecht and E. Mintz, J. Gen. Physiol. 22, 593 (1939).

Shlaer, S.

S. Shlaer, J. Gen. Physiol. 21, 165 (1937).

Stultz, K.

Winser, T. H.

J. R. Hamblin and T. H. Winser, Trans. Opt. Soc. (London) 29, 28 (1927).
[Crossref]

J. Gen. Physiol. (2)

S. Shlaer, J. Gen. Physiol. 21, 165 (1937).

S. Hecht and E. Mintz, J. Gen. Physiol. 22, 593 (1939).

J. Opt. Soc. Am. (3)

Phil. Trans. Roy. Soc. (London), Ser. (1)

H. Hartridge, Phil. Trans. Roy. Soc. (London), Ser. B232, 614 (1947).

Trans. Opt. Soc. (London) (1)

J. R. Hamblin and T. H. Winser, Trans. Opt. Soc. (London) 29, 28 (1927).
[Crossref]

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Figures (2)

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Fig. 1

Percent correct responses for wires subtending 0.94 and 0.81 sec of arc in six meridians. Each point is based on 60 responses from 3 subjects.

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Fig. 2

Percent correct responses for a wire subtending 0.78 seconds of arc in 18 meridians. Each point is based on 100 responses from 4 subjects.

Tables (1)

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Table I Analysis of variance of percentage visibility of a fine wire in 18 orientations.

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θ = 2 sin - 1 p 1 2