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  • Editor: Stephen A. Burns
  • Vol. 26, Iss. 10 — Oct. 1, 2009
  • pp: 2163–2171

Gamut boundary description for one dependent primary color

Ting-Wei Huang and Mang Ou-Yang  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA A, Vol. 26, Issue 10, pp. 2163-2171 (2009)

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The gamut boundary description (GBD) of multiprimary color displays (MPD) is important for color gamut mapping. Dependent primary color (DPC) is the color stimulus of a controllable color channel represented by an additive mixture of positive amounts of other primary colors. We propose a method to obtain the GBD of a MPD with one DPC. Further, the ideal color volume in CIE xyY and CIE L * a * b * color space with complete-controlling white channel is about 218.8% and 144% compared with the one of digital light processing with incomplete-controlling white channel. The white channel with complete control will not only increase brightness, but also expand color volume.

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OCIS Codes
(120.2040) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Displays
(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:
Vision, Color, and Visual Optics

Original Manuscript: March 9, 2009
Revised Manuscript: July 14, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: August 5, 2009
Published: September 8, 2009

Ting-Wei Huang and Mang Ou-Yang, "Gamut boundary description for one dependent primary color," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 26, 2163-2171 (2009)

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