ISBN-10:
0819442283
ISBN-13:
9780819442284
Pub. Date:
04/28/2002
Publisher:
SPIE Press
Color Vision and Colorimetry: Theory and Applications

Color Vision and Colorimetry: Theory and Applications

by Daniel Malacara

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ISBN-13: 9780819442284
Publisher: SPIE Press
Publication date: 04/28/2002
Series: Press Monographs
Pages: 176
Product dimensions: 6.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.40(d)

Table of Contents

Prefacevii
Chapter 1The Nature of Color1
1.1Introduction1
1.2Newton's color experiment3
1.3Theories and experiments on color vision5
1.4Some radiometric and photometric units8
1.5Color sensitivity of the eye11
1.6How materials are colored or modify color13
1.7Absorption and interference filters14
References17
Chapter 2Light Sources and Illuminants21
2.1Introduction21
2.2Blackbody radiation21
2.3Tungsten lamps22
2.4Gas-discharge and fluorescent lamps23
2.5Standard light sources and illuminants24
References30
Chapter 3Trichromatic Theory31
3.1Grassmann laws31
3.2Maxwell triangle31
3.3Color-matching experiments32
3.4Color-matching functions r([lambda]), g([lambda]), b([lambda])35
3.5Tristimulus values R, G, B37
3.6Chromaticity coordinates r, g, b39
References45
Chapter 4CIE Color Specification System49
4.1The CIE color system49
4.2Color matching functions x([lambda]), y([lambda]), z([lambda])49
4.3Tristimulus values X, Y, Z57
4.4Chromaticity coordinates x, y, z58
4.5The color of a transparent or opaque body67
References74
Chapter 5Uniform Color Systems77
5.1Introduction77
5.2Hue and chroma in the chromaticity diagram78
5.3The Munsell system80
5.4The 1960 CIE L u v color space84
5.5The 1976 CIE L* u* v* color space86
5.6The Hunter L*a*b* color space89
5.7The 1976 CIE L*a*b* color space91
5.8Color-difference equation in the CIE L*a*b* color space96
References100
Chapter 6Color Mixtures and Colorants103
6.1Color addition103
6.2RGB color system for cathode ray tubes106
6.3Color subtraction109
6.4Complex color combinations112
6.5Metamerism112
6.6Colorants113
6.7Color matching114
References116
Chapter 7Color Measurements119
7.1Introduction119
7.2Whiteness and white standards119
7.3Optical configurations to measure reflectance120
7.4Precision and accuracy of measuring instruments124
7.5Spectrocolorimeters125
7.6Tristimulus photocolorimeters127
7.7Visual colorimeters128
References129
Chapter 8The Human Eye131
8.1Anatomy of the eye131
8.2Eye aberrations134
8.3Stiles-Crawford effect135
8.4Eye response to pulsating light135
8.5Visual detectors in the retina136
8.6Visual chromatic defects139
8.7Cone fundamentals142
8.8Cones sensitivities related to color matching functions144
References147
General References153
Index161

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