Study Group on Visual Illusions and Effects (VIE) (1993-2014)
Chair: Osvaldo da Pos (Italy)
The VIE study group was active from 1993 until the end of 2014.
The purpose was to stimulate a general discussion about: 1) the scientific relevance of the various visual effects discovered and studied; 2) the relationship between psychology, neurophysiology and physics in the intepretation of the "real" and "illusory" (or "virtual") world.
Study Group on Color Order Systems (COS) (1978-1990?)
The study group on Color Order Systems was active from 1978 until 1990, approximately (the exact date of its ending is uncertain).
The aims were: 1) to compile an annotated bibliography on color order systems, 2) to identify applications of color order systems.