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Cluster-based binary printer model
Author(s): Shen-Ge Wang
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Paper Abstract

A monochromatic binary printer model at the cluster level defined by the halftone frequencies is presented in this paper. The halftone process using a cluster halftone screen creates halftone structures with aligned clusters within halftone cells tiled to fill the image plane. Each halftone cell, or each tile, can be treated as a "primary color", which can be calibrated, or macroscopically measured, from a corresponding halftone pattern. The cluster-based printer model estimates the average color of a halftone pattern containing different halftone cells using a modified Neugebauer spectral (colorimetric) color mixing model incorporating the Yule-Nielsen effect. A method based on the proposed clusterbased printer model for quickly and accurately characterizing the complete tone reproduction curve (TRC) for multicenter halftone screens is also described with the experiment result.

Paper Details

Date Published: 19 January 2009
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 7241, Color Imaging XIV: Displaying, Processing, Hardcopy, and Applications, 72411H (19 January 2009); doi: 10.1117/12.811626
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Shen-Ge Wang, Xerox Corp. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7241:
Color Imaging XIV: Displaying, Processing, Hardcopy, and Applications
Reiner Eschbach; Gabriel G. Marcu; Shoji Tominaga; Alessandro Rizzi, Editor(s)

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