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Byeonjin won the best paper presentation. Congrats!

Byeongjin received the best paper presentation award from the 2021 Fall Conference of Korea Society of Color Studies. The award-winning article was entitled, “Optimal Luminance for Television Viewing in the Dark Room[어두운 환경에서 TV 시청 시의 적정 휘도 탐색]”, which investigated users’ visual comfort when watching the television in a dark. Taesu participated in the…

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Comfortable Brightness for Watching Television in the Dark by Byeongjin at AIC2021

Byeongjin made an oral presentation entitled, “Comfortable Brightness for Watching Television in the Dark” on AIC 2021. In his study, he investigated the appropriate brightness of the display when users watching them in the dark. For this study, he conducted the experiment for the cognitive evaluation using six video stimuli with different levels of brightness…

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Is blue still a representative for future vehicles by Gyunpyo at AIC2021

At the 14th AIC Congress 2021 held in Milan, Italy, Gyunpyo Lee delivered an oral presentation entitled “Is Blue Still a representative for Future Vehicles?”. The study shows how the marketing norm for eco-consciousness represents color for future vehicles, encompassing both battery electric vehicles and hydrogen-powered electric vehicles. Furthermore, the study revealed that heritage brands…

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Qinyue’s “Bubble Coloring” at CHI 2021

Qinyue presented an extended abstract entitled, “Bubble Coloring to Visualize the Speech Emotion” at CHI 2021 virtual conference, and Yuchun has co-authored the paper. As a part of Qinyue’s master thesis, the study explored the emotional effect of the chat bubble’s background color on voice messages. The empirical result demonstrated that the bubble color intensified…

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Hyeonju reported about the excessive light from home appliances

As an invited talk to the 17th China International Forum on Solid-State Lighting (SSL China 2020) held in Shenzhen, China, Hyeonju delivered a video presentation entitled “Thoughts and Approaches toward the Guideline of Light Interface of Home Appliances”. The study introduced three approaches: a review of domestic legal guidance concerning outdoor light pollution, a consumer…

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Is “Hi… Kia…” sufficient to express sad mood? Yes. Deep learning driven investigation by Youngwoo and Taesu

Youngwoo Kim, an undergraduate intern has presented a paper entitled, “Hi, Kia, HI… Kia…, HI, KIA!” at the 2020 Fall Conference of Korea Society for Emotion and Sensibility. This study investigated the affective quality from the Wake-Up Words(WUW) in a passenger car. Having collaborated with Kia Design Center, Color lab has carried out a series…

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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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Lighting design for the Premium bus by Taesu

Taesu Kim, a Ph.D. student of Color lab, delivered an online presentation entitled as, “Bus Interior Lighting Design Using Detachable Ceiling Light Module” at the 2020 Fall International Conference of Korea Society of Design Studies(KSDS). This study introduced the use of scale mockups to prototype the lighting design quickly but much more realistic than drawings…

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Reverse Calibration to Guess the Original Illuminant Presented by Taesu at CIC27

Taesu Kim, a Ph.D. student of color lab, gave an oral presentation entitled as, “Illuminant Estimation Through Reverse Calibration of an Auto White-Balanced Image That Contains Displays” at CIC27 in Paris. He proposed reverse algorithm to estimate original illuminants from automatically calibrated digital images. In particular, he used the color of smartphone display as a calibration…

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