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November 12th: Color Spaces


Color Spaces: Pythagoras, Plato, Aristotle, Newton, Additive and Subtractive Color Mixing, Goethe, Runge, Spectral Power Distribution, tri-chromatic vision, Young, Helmholtz, Maxwell, wave versus corpuscle theory of light, Hue, Saturation/Chroma, Brightness/Lightness, Virtual Primaries, Munsell, CIE 1931, XYZ, HLS, RGB, Color Gamut, Uniform Color Spaces, MacAdam, CIELab,


Slides 207-255
 03_11_12_ColorSpaces.pdf.zip (4,082,118 Bytes)


 CIE - Commission Internationale de l'Eclairage
 Color Pages at handprint.com (Very instructive!)
 Charles Poynton's color web site
 Pictures about green sunlight
 Philipp Otto Runge in Kunsthalle Hamburg
 Munsell Color Science Laboratory
 Munsell Products from Prism Instruments
 Munsell Software Utilities
 Color Imaging Conference

Charles Poynton
A guided Tour of Color Spaces,
New Foundations for Video Technology (Proceedings of the SMPTE Advanced Television and Electronic Imaging Conference, San Francisco, Feb. 1995), 167-180.
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Heidelberger Druckmaschinen
Expert Guide Color Management
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Philipp Otto Runge
1810, Reprint from Tropen Verlag, 1999 (ISBN 3-932170-34-2)
 Tropen Verlag
G.R. Raidle, I. Tastl
Finding a Perceptual Uniform Color Space with Evolution Strategies
IEEE International Conference on Evolutionary Computation, Indianapolis, USA, 1997, page 513-517.
 Homepage of G. Raidl
© 2003 Andreas Schrader & Martin Heike