|The World Color Survey (WCS) was initiated in the late 1970's to test the hypotheses advanced by Berlin and Kay (1969) regarding |
Original support came from the National Science Foundation. Additional support has been received from the University of California at Berkeley, the Summer Institute of Linguistics (now SIL, International), the International Computer Science Institute (ICSI, 1947 Center Street, Berkeley, CA 94707), and three additional grants from the National Science Foundation. The WCS is now housed at ICSI.
|Berlin, Brent and Paul Kay. Basic Color Terms: Their Universality and Evolution. Berkeley and Los Angeles. University of California Press, 1969.|
|Kay, Berlin, Maffi, Merrifield, Cook. The World Color Survey. Stanford: CSLI, July 2009 (ISBN (Cloth): 9781575864150)|