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Color matching using dot gain and intensity compensation for different papers
Author(s): Cheol-Hee Lee; Chae-Soo Lee; Kyeong-Man Kim; Yeong-Ho Ha
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Paper Abstract

In a drop-on-demand thermal ink-jet printer, the dot size of an ink droplet expelled from printer depends on the absorption of the paper. This causes severe differences between output images on the different paper materials. In this paper, the color matching algorithm for different papers is proposed. To achieve corresponding color reproduction, dot gain compensation based on saturation was applied to predict color reproduction on printer. If the dot gain of pigment is increased, the white portion of paper decreases while the saturation value increases monotonically. As the result of dot gain compensation, intensity change may be appeared. Therefore, an intensity compensation without any hue variation is followed to match the colors of different substrates.

Paper Details

Date Published: 4 April 1997
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 3018, Color Imaging: Device-Independent Color, Color Hard Copy, and Graphic Arts II, (4 April 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.271603
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Cheol-Hee Lee, Kyungpook National Univ. (South Korea)
Chae-Soo Lee, Kyungpook National Univ. (South Korea)
Kyeong-Man Kim, Kyungpook National Univ. (South Korea)
Yeong-Ho Ha, Kyungpook National Univ. (South Korea)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3018:
Color Imaging: Device-Independent Color, Color Hard Copy, and Graphic Arts II
Giordano B. Beretta; Reiner Eschbach, Editor(s)

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