A. Kimball Romney


Research Professor, Anthropology
School of Social Sciences

PH.D., Harvard University
B.A., M.A.,, Brigham Young University

Phone: (949) 824-6797, 6336
Fax: (949) 824-3733
Email: akromney@uci.edu

University of California, Irvine
2139 Social Sciences Plaza A
Irvine, CA 92697
Research Interests
Mathematical Behavioral Science, Consensus Analysis, Quantitative Anthropology
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Academic Distinctions
1956-57 Fellow, Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, 1994- Fellow, American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 1995- Member, National Academy of Sciences
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Publications
Romney, A. Kimball, Roy G. D'Andrade. 2005. Modeling lateral geniculate nucleus cell response spectra and Munsell reflectance spectra with cone sensitivity curves. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 102:16512-16517.

Romney, A. Kimball, Roy G. D'Andrade, and Tarow Indow. 2005. The distribution of response spectra in the lateral geniculate nucleus compared with reflectance spectra of Munsell color chips. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 102:9720-9725. For commentary on this see A Different Point of Hue.

Romney, A. K. and T. Indow. 2003. Munsell reflectance spectra represented in three-dimensional Euclidean space. Color Research and Application. 28:182-196.

D'Andrade, R. G. and A. K. Romney. 2003. A quantitative model for transforming reflectance spectra into the Munsell color space using cone sensitivity functions and opponent process weights. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 100:6281-6286.

Moore, C. C., A. K. Romney, and T. Hsia. 2002. Cultural, gender, and individual differences in perceptual and semantic structures of basic colors in Chinese and English. Journal of Cognition and Culture. 2:1-28.

Romney, A. Kimball and Tarow Indow. 2002. A model for the simultaneous analysis of reflectance spectra and basis factors of Munsell color samples under D65 illumination in three-dimensional Euclidean space. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 99:11543-11546.

Romney, A. Kimball and Tarow Indow. 2002. Estimating munsell reflectancer spectra from cone sensitivities or human color matching functions. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 99:14607-14610.

Romney, A. K., C. C. Moore, W. H. Batchelder, and T. Hsia. 2000. Statistical Methods for Characterizing Similarities and Differences between Semantic Domains. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 97:518-523.

Moore, C. C., A. K. Romney, and T. Hsia. 2000. Shared cognitive representations of perceptual and semantic structures of basic colors in Chinese and English. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 97:5007-5010.
Professional Societies
American Anthropological Association
American Association for the Advancement of Science
Research Center
Institute for Mathematical Behavioral Sciences
Last updated
04/17/2006