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Halftone-independent calibration of black-and-white printers
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Paper Abstract

Halftone calibration of a black and white printer is a known process that involves printing and measuring patches for many different halftone levels. It is a tedious process that has to be repeated for every halftone dot or algorithm to be used. A new calibration procedure is described that uses a halftone-independent characterization of the printer and a pixel overlap model to predict the tone response of any halftone algorithm. This enables all halftone dots and algorithms to be calibrated with only one set of printer measurements.

Paper Details

Date Published: 22 April 1996
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 2657, Human Vision and Electronic Imaging, (22 April 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.238739
Show Author Affiliations
Keith T. Knox, Xerox Corp. (United States)
Charles M. Hains, Xerox Corp. (United States)
Gaurav Sharma, North Carolina State Univ. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2657:
Human Vision and Electronic Imaging
Bernice E. Rogowitz; Jan P. Allebach, Editor(s)

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