Rayleigh test

Ray·leigh e·qua·tion

(rā'lē),
a ratio of red to green required by each observer to match spectral yellow.
Synonym(s): Rayleigh test

Rayleigh test

An obsolete test described by Lord JWS Rayleigh (1842–1919) for colour vision based on the spectral mixing of red and green to match yellow.

Rayleigh,

Lord John W.S., English physicist and Nobel laureate, 1842-1919.
rayl - unit of acoustic impedance.
Rayleigh equation - a ratio of red to green required by each observer to match spectral yellow. Synonym(s): Rayleigh test
Rayleigh test - Synonym(s): Rayleigh equation
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We used Rayleigh tests to ascertain whether orientation of nest openings deviated from a random distribution (Wilkie 1983).
Rayleigh tests were used to determine if the bats in these experiments were oriented in any direction.