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Quantitative image quality analysis for desktop color scanners and printers
Author(s): Eric Walowit
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Paper Abstract

Low-cost, color input and output are being increasingly adopted for desktop color applications. Many of these input devices (scanners) share common design attributes and objectives. Output devices (printers) are more diverse in their print engine technology and design intents. As would be expected, the image quality produced by the devices varies considerably from manufacturer to manufacturer. Fortunately, principles of image science and color science can be applied to quantify the image quality performance of these devices and summarize these characterizations with several simple figures of merit.

Paper Details

Date Published: 9 May 1994
PDF: 14 pages
Proc. SPIE 2171, Color Hard Copy and Graphic Arts III, (9 May 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.175311
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Eric Walowit, Color Savvy Systems Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2171:
Color Hard Copy and Graphic Arts III
Jan Bares, Editor(s)

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