Principles of Colour and Appearance Measurement: Object Appearance, Colour Perception and Instrumental Measurement

Principles of Colour and Appearance Measurement: Object Appearance, Colour Perception and Instrumental Measurement

by Asim Kumar Roy Choudhury

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780857099242
Publisher: Elsevier Science
Publication date: 02/19/2014
Series: Woodhead Publishing Series in Textiles
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 408
File size: 5 MB

About the Author

Dr. Asim Kumar Roy Choudhury is presently working as principal, KPS Institute of Polytechnic, Belmuri. He retired as Professor and HOD (Textile) from the Government College of Engineering and Textile Technology, Serampore (W.B.), India. He has over 30 years’ experience in textile coloration and finishing in academia and industry, and has written numerous papers and several books on the subject, including the recently published two-volume work Principles of Colour and Appearance Measurement.

Table of Contents

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Woodhead Publishing Series in Textiles

1. Characteristics of light sources


1.1 Introduction

1.2 Process of visual perception

1.3 Optics

1.4 Radiometry

1.5 Photometry

1.6 Black-body radiation

1.7 Colour temperature

1.8 Different light sources

1.9 Illuminants

1.10 Luminous efficacy of lamps

1.11 Colour rendering

1.12 References

2. Object appearance and colour


2.1 Introduction

2.2 Interaction of light with objects

2.3 Reflection

2.4 Scattering

2.5 Refraction

2.6 Transmission and absorption

2.7 Mechanisms of colour generation

2.8 References

3. Colour and appearance attributes


3.1 Introduction

3.2 Physical and psychophysical attributes

3.3 Gloss

3.4 Retroreflection

3.5 Transparency

3.6 Colour attributes

3.7 Assessment of colour appearance

3.8 Total appearance concept

3.9 Emotional aspects of colour

3.10 Colour combination schemes

3.11 Emotional aspects of colour combinations

3.12 References

4. Principles of colour perception


4.1 Introduction

4.2 Analysis of sun radiation

4.3 Principles of colour mixing

4.4 Colour matching experiment

4.5 CIE 2° standard observer functions

4.6 CIE 10° standard observer functions

4.7 Transformation of primaries

4.8 The human vision system

4.9 The remarkable properties of the eye

4.10 Colour vision theories

4.11 References

5. Unusual visual phenomena and colour blindness


5.1 Introduction

5.2 Unusual visual phenomena

5.3 Variation in colour vision

5.4 Defective colour vision

5.5 Yellowness of vision

5.6 References

6. Colour measurement instruments


6.1 Introduction

6.2 Measuring instruments

6.3 Video cameras for colour measurement

6.4 Components of colour measuring instruments

6.5 Measuring geometry

6.6 Direct versus reverse optics

6.7 Sample preparation and presentation

6.8 Sources of error

6.9 Future trends

6.10 References

7. Using instruments to quantify colour


7.1 Colorimetry

7.2 Colour space

7.3 Reflectance of object

7.4 CIE tristimulus colour space

7.5 Chromaticity

7.6 Chromaticity diagram

7.7 Dominant wavelength and excitation purity

7.8 CIE object colour solid

7.9 Advantages and disadvantages of CIE tristimulus colorimetry

7.10 Uniform colour scales

7.11 Fundamental colour space

7.12 Future trends

7.13 References

8. Issues in measuring whiteness and fluorescence


8.1 Introduction

8.2 Characteristics of whites

8.3 Whiteness improvement

8.4 Fluorescence

8.5 Problems of assessment

8.6 Measurement of fluorescence

8.7 UV calibration

8.8 UV calibration standards

8.9 Visual assessment of whiteness

8.10 References

9. Instrumental measures of whiteness


9.1 Introduction

9.2 Physical methods

9.3 Colorimetric methods

9.4 New whiteness indices

9.5 Topology of whiteness

9.6 Yellowness index

9.7 Application of whiteness indices

9.8 References


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