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Color zones: explanatory diagrams, color names, and modifying adjectives
Author(s): Paul Green-Armytage
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Paper Abstract

This paper presents a flexible system for describing colors which links everyday language to color order systems. The structure based on that of the Natural Color System (NCS), has reflectance points which are defined and named. The structure is illustrated and an account is given of the processes used to establish the system of color names and modifying adjectives which identify the reference points.

Paper Details

Date Published: 6 June 2002
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 4421, 9th Congress of the International Colour Association, (6 June 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.464741
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Paul Green-Armytage, Curtin Univ. of Technology (Australia)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4421:
9th Congress of the International Colour Association
Robert Chung; Allan Rodrigues, Editor(s)

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