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  • Vol. 64, Iss. 11 — Nov. 1, 1974
  • pp: 1541–1544

Linear-programming approach to color-recipe formulations

Pierre R. Bélanger  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA, Vol. 64, Issue 11, pp. 1541-1544 (1974)

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A new algorithm is suggested for color-recipe formulation. Whereas previous algorithms solved for recipes using, in turn, all possible combinations of three colorants from a given list, the new algorithm finds directly both the colorants to be used and their proportions. This is done by fitting the problem to a linear program and using existing solution algorithms.

Pierre R. Bélanger, "Linear-programming approach to color-recipe formulations," J. Opt. Soc. Am. 64, 1541-1544 (1974)

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