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Journal of Zhejiang University SCIENCE A 2006 Vol.7 No.6 P.1041~1045

http://doi.org/10.1631/jzus.2006.A1041


Colorimetric characterization of imaging device by total color difference minimization


Author(s):  MOU Tong-sheng, SHEN Hui-liang

Affiliation(s):  State Key Laboratory of Modern Optical Instrumentation, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou 310027, China; more

Corresponding email(s):   shenhl@zju.edu.cn

Key Words:  Colorimetric characterization, Color difference, Imaging device


MOU Tong-sheng, SHEN Hui-liang. Colorimetric characterization of imaging device by total color difference minimization[J]. Journal of Zhejiang University Science A, 2006, 7(6): 1041~1045.

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Abstract: 
colorimetric characterization is to transform the device-dependent responses to device-independent colorimetric values, and is usually conducted in CIEXYZ space. However, the optimal solution in CIEXYZ space does not mean the minimization of perceptual error. A novel method for colorimetric characterization of imaging device based on the minimization of total color difference is proposed. The method builds the transform between RGB space and CIELAB space directly using the downhill simplex algorithm. Experimental results showed that the proposed method performs better than traditional least-square (LS) and total-least-square (TLS) methods, especially for colors with low luminance values.

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