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Effect of gloss on perceived lightness
Author(s): Kazuomi Sakatani; Tetsuya Itoh
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Paper Abstract

In this paper, we propose a calculation model that gives a unique metric-lightness for object-colors, which is independent of different kinds of colorimeters and also matches the actually perceived lightness. Each colorimetric result with different types of measuring geometry, for example, 0/45, d/8(SCI), and d/8(SCE), can be considerably different from others, because of the influence f the component reflected normally from the sample surface. In order to investigate the difference between the actual sensation and each output of measuring geometry, we have made a subjective experiment for many achromatic samples that are composed of various levels of reflectance and those of gloss. As a result, the measured results with d/8(SCE) are shown to be closest to human perception. However, by relating the correlation of gloss to the metric-lightness for any measuring geometry, these differences for the same sample can be decreased.

Paper Details

Date Published: 6 June 2002
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 4421, 9th Congress of the International Colour Association, (6 June 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.464612
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Kazuomi Sakatani, Minolta Co., Ltd. (Japan)
Tetsuya Itoh, Minolta Co., Ltd. (Japan)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4421:
9th Congress of the International Colour Association

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