OSA's Digital Library

Virtual Journal for Biomedical Optics

Virtual Journal for Biomedical Optics

| EXPLORING THE INTERFACE OF LIGHT AND BIOMEDICINE

  • Editors: Andrew Dunn and Anthony Durkin
  • Vol. 6, Iss. 4 — May. 4, 2011

Optical filter for highlighting spectral features Part I: design and development of the filter for discrimination of human skin with and without an application of cosmetic foundation

Ken Nishino, Mutsuko Nakamura, Masayuki Matsumoto, Osamu Tanno, and Shigeki Nakauchi  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 19, Issue 7, pp. 6020-6030 (2011)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.19.006020


View Full Text Article

Enhanced HTML    Acrobat PDF (1868 KB) Open Access





Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Browse by Journal and Year


   


Lookup Conference Papers

Close Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Article Tools

Share
Citations

Abstract

Light reflected from an object’s surface contains much information about its physical and chemical properties. Changes in the physical properties of an object are barely detectable in spectra. Conventional trichromatic systems, on the other hand, cannot detect most spectral features because spectral information is compressively represented as trichromatic signals forming a three-dimensional subspace. We propose a method for designing a filter that optically modulates a camera’s spectral sensitivity to find an alternative subspace highlighting an object’s spectral features more effectively than the original trichromatic space. We designed and developed a filter that detects cosmetic foundations on human face. Results confirmed that the filter can visualize and nondestructively inspect the foundation distribution.

© 2011 OSA

OCIS Codes
(330.1690) Vision, color, and visual optics : Color
(330.6180) Vision, color, and visual optics : Spectral discrimination
(310.6845) Thin films : Thin film devices and applications

ToC Category:
Vision, Color, and Visual Optics

History
Original Manuscript: November 1, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: March 7, 2011
Published: March 17, 2011

Virtual Issues
Vol. 6, Iss. 4 Virtual Journal for Biomedical Optics

Citation
Ken Nishino, Mutsuko Nakamura, Masayuki Matsumoto, Osamu Tanno, and Shigeki Nakauchi, "Optical filter for highlighting spectral features Part I: design and development of the filter for discrimination of human skin with and without an application of cosmetic foundation," Opt. Express 19, 6020-6030 (2011)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/vjbo/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-19-7-6020


Sort:  Author  |  Year  |  Journal  |  Reset  

References

  1. K. Nishino, A. Kaarna, K. Miyazawa, and S. Nakauchi, “Spectral filtering for color discrimination enhancement,” in Proceedings of the 15th Color Imaging Conference (Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA), pp. 195–200 (2007).
  2. K. Nishino, A. Kaarna, K. Miyazawa, H. Oda, and S. Nakauchi, “Optical implementation of spectral filtering for the enhancement of skin color discrimination,” Color Res. Appl. (to be published).
  3. A. Kaarna, K. Nishino, K. Miyazawa, and S. Nakauchi, “Michromatic scope for enhancement of color difference,” Color Res. Appl. 35(2), 101–109 (2010).
  4. E. Angelopoulou, The reflectance spectrum of human skin, (Technical Report MS-CIS-99–29, GRASP Laboratory, Department of Computer and Information Science, University of Pennsylvania, USA, 1999).
  5. N. Tsumura, M. Kawabuchi, H. Haneishi, and Y. Miyake, “Mapping pigmentation in human skin by multi-visible-spectral imaging by inverse optical scattering technique,” J. Imag. Sci. Tech. 45(5), 444–450 (2001).
  6. I. V. Meglinski and S. J. Matcher, “Quantitative assessment of skin layers absorption and skin reflectance spectra simulation in the visible and near-infrared spectral regions,” Physiol. Meas. 23(4), 741–753 (2002). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  7. G. N. Stamatas, B. Z. Zmudzka, N. Kollias, and J. Z. Beer, “Non-invasive measurements of skin pigmentation in situ,” Pigment Cell Res. 17(6), 618–626 (2004). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  8. S. J. Preece and E. Claridge, “Spectral filter optimization for the recovery of parameters which describe human skin,” IEEE Trans. Pattern Anal. Mach. Intell. 26(7), 913–922 (2004). [CrossRef]
  9. M. Moncrieff, S. Cotton, E. Claridge, and P. Hall, “Spectrophotometric intracutaneous analysis: a new technique for imaging pigmented skin lesions,” Br. J. Dermatol. 146(3), 448–457 (2002). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  10. J. K. Wagner, C. Jovel, H. L. Norton, E. J. Parra, and M. D. Shriver, “Comparing quantitative measures of erythema, pigmentation and skin response using reflectometry,” Pigment Cell Res. 15(5), 379–384 (2002). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  11. G. N. Stamatas, M. Southall, and N. Kollias, “In vivo monitoring of cutaneous edema using spectral imaging in the visible and near infrared,” J. Invest. Dermatol. 126(8), 1753–1760 (2006). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  12. G. N. Stamatas and N. Kollias, “In vivo documentation of cutaneous inflammation using spectral imaging,” J. Biomed. Opt. 12(5), 051603 (2007). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  13. J. Shiozawa, K. Nishikata, and N. Nakamura, “Applications of optically-arranged metal-acrylic films for super-covering makeups,” J. SCCJ 27, 326–326 (1993).
  14. M. Doi, R. Ohtsuki, and S. Tominaga, “Spectral estimation of made-up skin color under various conditions,” in Proc. SPIE (San Jose, California, USA), pp. 606204 (2006).
  15. N. Matsushiro and N. Ohta, “Theoretical analysis of subtractive color mixture characteristics III-realistic colorants and single tristimulus dimension,” Color Res. Appl. 30(5), 354–362 (2005). [CrossRef]
  16. S. Kirkpatrick, C. D. Gelatt, and M. P. Vecchi, “Optimization by simulated annealing,” Science 220(4598), 671–680 (1983). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  17. J. Serra, Image Analysis and Mathematical Morphology (Academic Press, London, UK, 1982).
  18. J. Serra, Image Analysis and Mathematical Morphology, Part II: Theoretical Advances (Academic Press, London, UK, 1988).
  19. J. Serra and L. Vincent, “7An overview of morphological filtering,” Circ. Sys. Sig. Proc. 11(1), 47–108 (1992). [CrossRef]
  20. R. S. Berns, Bilmeyer and Saltzman’s Principles of Color Technology Third Edition (Wiley-Interscience, 2000), Chap. 6.

Cited By

Alert me when this paper is cited

OSA is able to provide readers links to articles that cite this paper by participating in CrossRef's Cited-By Linking service. CrossRef includes content from more than 3000 publishers and societies. In addition to listing OSA journal articles that cite this paper, citing articles from other participating publishers will also be listed.


« Previous Article  |  Next Article »

OSA is a member of CrossRef.

CrossCheck Deposited