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Color scanner performance trade-offs
Author(s): Gaurav Sharma; H. Joel Trussell
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Paper Abstract

The goal of a general purpose color scanner is to determine the color of an object in a device independent color space, such as the CIE XYZ tristimulus space. Raw sensor measurements from scanners rarely correspond to CIE XYZ due to design and realizability constraints. The conversion of data from scanner RGB to a device independent color space introduces errors due to the non-colorimetric nature of the scanner and due to the noise present in measurements. This paper analyzes the relative contributions of these two components to color errors. This analysis allows the designer to determine the most cost effective device meeting required specifications.

Paper Details

Date Published: 29 March 1996
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 2658, Color Imaging: Device-Independent Color, Color Hard Copy, and Graphic Arts, (29 March 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.236976
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Gaurav Sharma, North Carolina State Univ. (United States)
H. Joel Trussell, North Carolina State Univ. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2658:
Color Imaging: Device-Independent Color, Color Hard Copy, and Graphic Arts
Jan Bares, Editor(s)

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