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The standard technique for making images viewed at daytime lighting levels look like images of night scenes is to use a low overall contrast, low overall brightnesses, desaturation, and to give the image a "blue shift". This paper introduces two other important effects associated with viewing real night scenes: visible noise, and the loss of acuity with little corresponding perceived blur.doi:10.1201/b10628-39 fatcat:3pdnpnyym5dxvgufkge66rhiby