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Study on Spectral Characteristics for Identification of Skin Colour of Injured Japanese Persons at Disasters Sites

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Author(s)

Yoshi Ohno, Yuki AKIZUKI

Abstract

In order to develop suitable light sources for disaster medical work, we first determined the skin colour and spectral reflectance of injured or sick persons under shocked or congested state. Using the NIST Colour Quality Scale (CQS) simulation model, we theoretically determined appropriate spectral power distributions (SPD) of a light source which is effective in distinguishing colour differences among various skin states. Moreover, in order to evaluate the colour rendering, a subjective qualitative evaluation was conducted with similar SPD lights as the theoretical SPDs in NIST Spectrally Tunable Lighting Facility.
Proceedings Title
Proceedings of CIE Tutorial and 4th CIE Symposium on Colour and Visual Appearance
Conference Dates
September 5-7, 2016
Conference Location
Prague, CZ
Conference Title
CIE Tutorial and 4th CIE Symposium on Colour and Visual Appearance

Keywords

colour rendering, skin colour, disaster medical work, spectral characteristics

Citation

Ohno, Y. and Akizuki, Y. (2016), Study on Spectral Characteristics for Identification of Skin Colour of Injured Japanese Persons at Disasters Sites, Proceedings of CIE Tutorial and 4th CIE Symposium on Colour and Visual Appearance, Prague, CZ, [online], https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=921730 (Accessed March 2, 2024)
Created October 30, 2016, Updated April 8, 2022