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TABLE OF CONTENTS Preface Stanley S. Ballard Foreword Robert Heath Brown Introduction J. W. Gebhard SESSION I OPERATIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR CATHODE-RAY TUBES AND DISPLAYS IN RELATION TO ILLUMINATION PROBLEMS Factors Affecting the Design of a Lighting System for Sage R. T. Mitchell .. Lighting, Building Design, and Human Factors in Systems Engineering Samuel A. Francis. -------------------------- Page . . . 111 v 5 Operational Aspects of Radar Displays Used for Air Traffic Control Robert L. Sorenson and Fred S. McKnight . 14 Operational Requirements for Illumination and Visibility of Radar Displays in Air Force Radar Approach Control Centers James C. McGuire . 19 Operational Requirements for Illumination In wombat information centers Albert Van Acker . Sonar Displays Matthew Flato SESSION II- METHODS FOR CONTROLLING AMBIENT ILLUMINATION The Rationale for Use of Controlled White Light in Radar and Sonar Spaces Carroll T. White Some Applications of Controlled White Lighting Fred G. Henry A Broad-Band-Blue Lighting System for Radar Approach Control Centers: Evaluations and Refinements Based on Three Years of Operational Use Conrad L. Kraft Relations among Dark Adaptation, the Spectral Character of Illumination and the Visual Task John L. Brown 25 27 34 38 44 Effects of Certain Pre-exposure Variables on Dark Adaptation John A. Hanson Making Radar Indicators Useful in High Ambient Illumination J. R. Roeder SESSION III-DISPLAY REQUIREMENTS IMPOSED BY VISUAL FACTORS The Interpretation of Simulated, Achromatic, Radar-Scope Targets Harold P. Bishop The Discrimination of Simulated, Chromatic, Radar Targets Mason N. Crook .. . . -V11 65 71 78 8 4
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Some Effects of Grid Bias and Video Input Levels on Detection with an Intensity-Modulated Cathode-Ray Tube Paul M. Hamilton The Effect of Number of Signal Pulses upon Signal Detectability with PPI Scopes Robert L. Erdmann and Robert D. Myers Target Detection as a Function of Signal-To-Noise Ratio, Pulse Repetition Frequency, and Scan Rate J. L. Piazza and 1. B. Goodman. Effects of Rate and Prolonged Viewing of Radar Signal Flicker Anthony Debons and Charles Fried. Target Detectability as a Function of the Area of Search with Narious Degrees of Noise Present M. Harold Weasner Page 91 97 . 109 . . . 1 1 7 125 The Perception of Space in a Three-Dimensional Display Walter C. Gogel . 131 SESSION IV NEW TECHNIQUES UNDER DEVELOPMENT The Presentation of Alphanumeric Information S. H. Boyd and C. W. Johnson. Target Intensity on a Radar Indicator as a Function of the Radar Parameters J. W. Ogland . .. Bright Displays via Scan Conversion Thomas S. Wonnell and William E. Miller . The Army-Navy Aircraft Instrumentation Program George W. Hoover . Transparent Phosphors for Cathode-Ray Tubes Charles Feldman , Direct-View Storage Tubes George F. Smith ----------------------- Bright-Steady Electroluminescent Displays under Development W. L. Gardner SESSION ~ - Discussion Panel Discussion C. L. Crouch, l. W. Gebhard, and Robert H. Brown General Discussion Glossary Roster and Index . . . vail 1 42 149 159 1 65 1 69 1 77 189 198 200 205 207