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Tulip, a Modified Munsell Color Space
Author(s): Uri Feldman
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Paper Abstract

The "Tulip" is a modified Munsell Color Space in which equal hue spacing is converted to variable hue spacing, reflecting the differential sensitivity to hue as a function of value, for a fixed chroma. Number of discernible hues, when plotted on a hue-value plane, results in the proposed tulip shape, with curved lines delineating the boundaries between hues. By means of a signal detection experiment, the tulip for yellow-green and for blue is determined. It is shown that more distinct hues of yellow-green are discernible at a high value than at low value. Conversely, for blue, more distinct hues are discernible at low value than at high value.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 March 1990
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 1192, Intelligent Robots and Computer Vision VIII: Algorithms and Techniques, (1 March 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.969745
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Uri Feldman, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1192:
Intelligent Robots and Computer Vision VIII: Algorithms and Techniques
David P. Casasent, Editor(s)

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