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A unified homogeneity criterion for rear lamps

  • Nils Pfullmann

    Nils Pfullmann studied Physics and received his diploma and PhD degrees from Leibniz Universität Hannover in 2008 and 2012, respectively. He did research in the field of laser development, non-linear optics, and nano-optics. Dr. Pfullmann currently works as a development engineer in the lighting development department at Volkswagen AG, Wolfsburg.

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    , Christian Studeny

    Christian Studeny studied Light Technology, Optical and Precision Engineering at Technische Universität Ilmenau. He currently works as a development engineer in the lighting development department at Volkswagen AG.

    and Beatrice Richter

    Beatrice Richter studied Optometry and Vision Science at the University of Applied Sciences in Jena. She currently works as a development engineer in the lighting development department at Volkswagen AG and is engaged in light assessment, optics, and visualization of signal functions.

Abstract

In this paper, we introduce a novel homogeneity criterion based on a just noticeable difference (JND) estimation model. An extensive study is presented to validate the proposed criterion exhibiting an unprecedented agreement between data and methodology. Current criteria are reviewed and compared to the proposed criterion.

About the authors

Nils Pfullmann

Nils Pfullmann studied Physics and received his diploma and PhD degrees from Leibniz Universität Hannover in 2008 and 2012, respectively. He did research in the field of laser development, non-linear optics, and nano-optics. Dr. Pfullmann currently works as a development engineer in the lighting development department at Volkswagen AG, Wolfsburg.

Christian Studeny

Christian Studeny studied Light Technology, Optical and Precision Engineering at Technische Universität Ilmenau. He currently works as a development engineer in the lighting development department at Volkswagen AG.

Beatrice Richter

Beatrice Richter studied Optometry and Vision Science at the University of Applied Sciences in Jena. She currently works as a development engineer in the lighting development department at Volkswagen AG and is engaged in light assessment, optics, and visualization of signal functions.

Acknowledgment

The authors thank all test persons for devoting their time to the study and, thereby, providing the data needed for the analysis.

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Received: 2016-10-19
Accepted: 2016-11-24
Published Online: 2017-1-20
Published in Print: 2017-2-1

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