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Journal of the Optical Society of America A


  • Editor: Franco Gori
  • Vol. 27, Iss. 8 — Aug. 1, 2010
  • pp: 1868–1877

Reflectance spectra recovery from tristimulus values by adaptive estimation with metameric shape correction

Simone Bianco  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA A, Vol. 27, Issue 8, pp. 1868-1877 (2010)

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In this work a local optimization-based method that is able to recover the reflectance spectra with the desired tristimulus values, choosing the metamer with the most similar shape to the reflectances available in the training set, is proposed. Four different datasets of reflectance spectra and three different error metrics have been used in this study. According to all the error metrics considered, the proposed algorithm was able to recover the spectral reflectances with a higher accuracy than all the state of the art methods considered.

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OCIS Codes
(100.3190) Image processing : Inverse problems
(300.6550) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, visible
(330.1690) Vision, color, and visual optics : Color
(330.1710) Vision, color, and visual optics : Color, measurement
(330.1730) Vision, color, and visual optics : Colorimetry

ToC Category:
Image Processing

Original Manuscript: February 16, 2010
Revised Manuscript: June 23, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: June 23, 2010
Published: July 30, 2010

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Simone Bianco, "Reflectance spectra recovery from tristimulus values by adaptive estimation with metameric shape correction," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 27, 1868-1877 (2010)

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