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J. Imaging 2018, 4(2), 30; https://doi.org/10.3390/jimaging4020030

Illusion and Illusoriness of Color and Coloration

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Department of Biomedical Sciences, University of Sassari, 07100 Sassari, Italy
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Department of Economics and Business, University of Sassari, 07100 Sassari, Italy
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Received: 24 November 2017 / Revised: 27 December 2017 / Accepted: 22 January 2018 / Published: 30 January 2018
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Color Image Processing)
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In this work, through a phenomenological analysis, we studied the perception of the chromatic illusion and illusoriness. The necessary condition for an illusion to occur is the discovery of a mismatch/disagreement between the geometrical/physical domain and the phenomenal one. The illusoriness is instead a phenomenal attribute related to a sense of strangeness, deception, singularity, mendacity, and oddity. The main purpose of this work is to study the phenomenology of chromatic illusion vs. illusoriness, which is useful for shedding new light on the no-man’s land between “sensory” and “cognitive” processes that have not been fully explored. Some basic psychological and biological implications for living organisms are deduced. View Full-Text
Keywords: color vision; visual illusions; watercolor illusion; neon color spreading; illusion and illusoriness color vision; visual illusions; watercolor illusion; neon color spreading; illusion and illusoriness
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Pinna, B.; Porcheddu, D.; Deiana, K. Illusion and Illusoriness of Color and Coloration. J. Imaging 2018, 4, 30.

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