Publications

Skin color perception in portrait and emoji by Yuchun Yan at CIC28

Yuchun Yan, a Ph.D. student of Color lab made an interactive and poster presentation entitled “Skin Color Perception in Portrait Image and AR-based Humanoid Emoji.” A user study was conducted with 20 graduate students majoring in design, and 24 portrait images in four skin tone categories were employed. Through the user study, we observed skin colors…

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Yuchun unveiled the truth. The darkening effect exists indeed.

Yuchun, the Ph.D. candidate of Color lab has published a research article, entitled “Measuring and describing the discoloration of the liquid foundation”, in Color Research & Application (doi.org/10.1002/col.22584). The article reports the phenomena of discoloration of liquid foundation spread over time through repeated measures along 24 hours. Indeed the discoloration occurred and in particular, all…

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Dr.Jeong's article about the optimal light uniformity in a refrigerator

Dr.Jeong’s research article on optimal uniformity is published in Color Research and Application. During her Ph.D. program, she has participated in a series of projects with LG electronics regarding the design quality of cavity lighting, and the refrigerator was the first product she was in full responsibility for the experiments. As a part of the…

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Shirts under 8000 K appear nicer?

Juhee’s survey result about optimal matches between light and fabric colors is now in Color Research & Application. Entitled, “Affective matches of fabric and lighting chromaticity“, the study includes two main experiments. One is about the effect of lighting hue on the surface styles of fabric. The other one is concerned with a wider spectrum…

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Blue-enriched white light in the schedule by Dr.Choi

Color lab has published a research article entitled, “The gradual transition from blue-enriched to neutral white light for creating a supportive learning environment” in Building and Environment. Led by Dr.Kyungah Choi, Color lab has investigated the awakening effect of blue-enriched light for recent years and has emphasized the relevance of UX for the lighting control…

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The first machine learning study applied to design practice by Juhee

Juhee Kim, the master student of Color Lab has published an article entitled, “Prediction of the Emotion Responses to Poster Designs based on Graphical Features: A Machine learning-driven Approach” in Archives of Design Research. As a part of her master thesis, the article adopted computational algorithm modeling of machine learning to predict people’s emotional judgment…

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Like in ZOOM, what if many faces in diverse lightings enter into one scene? Color issues investigated by Yuchun

Yuchun published an article entitled “Affective Effect of Multi-source Portraits Under Various Illuminants on One Scene” in the Journal of Imaging Science and Technology (JIST).  This study intends to identify the affective effect of our viewing multiple portraits whose white balance is not aligned. Through both quantitative evaluation and qualitative writing tasks, the study revealed that a…

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Color lab in Scientific Reports Top 100 Collection

Our recent publication about awakening light in Scientific Reports is listed in the “Top 100 in Neuroscience” collection. This collection highlights the most downloaded neuroscience papers published in 2019. The article is entitled “Awakening effects of blue-enriched morning light exposure on university students’ physiological and subjective responses”, and Dr.Kyungah Choi is the first author. The…

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