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Applied Optics


  • Vol. 15, Iss. 1 — Jan. 1, 1976
  • pp: 73–75

Spectral estimation techniques for the spectral calibration of a color image scanner

William K. Pratt and Clanton E. Mancill  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 15, Issue 1, pp. 73-75 (1976)

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Several methods of spectral sensitivity estimation for color image scanners are developed and evaluated. The estimation procedure involves response measurements of the scanner through a set of spectrally selective filters. These measurements form the observations for generalized inverse, smoothing, and Wiener estimation processes. Wiener estimation is found to provide the best results.

© 1976 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: June 21, 1975
Published: January 1, 1976

William K. Pratt and Clanton E. Mancill, "Spectral estimation techniques for the spectral calibration of a color image scanner," Appl. Opt. 15, 73-75 (1976)

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