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  • Vol. 10, Iss. 1 — Jan. 10, 2012
  • pp: 013301–

Color separation criteria for spectral multi-ink printer characterization

Binyu Wang, Haisong Xu, and M. Ronnier Luo  »View Author Affiliations

Chinese Optics Letters, Vol. 10, Issue 1, pp. 013301- (2012)

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Seven color separation criteria are evaluated and compared for multi-ink printer characterization, which is a union of five 3-ink and six 4-ink cellular Yule-Nielsen spectral Neugebauer (CYNSN) submodels. In the experimental stage, testing reflectances from printing samples and Munsell color samples are employed. The results show that the prediction and actual accuracy of all the seven selection criteria are approximately the same for printing samples. As for the Munsell samples, the combE00 & MI outperforms other selection criteria because it combines one color difference with two metamerism indices, which are important for the heterogeneous samples during prediction.

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OCIS Codes
(300.6550) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, visible
(330.1690) Vision, color, and visual optics : Color
(330.1710) Vision, color, and visual optics : Color, measurement
(330.1715) Vision, color, and visual optics : Color, rendering and metamerism

Binyu Wang, Haisong Xu, and M. Ronnier Luo, "Color separation criteria for spectral multi-ink printer characterization," Chin. Opt. Lett. 10, 013301- (2012)

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