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A color difference metric based on the chromaticity discrimination ellipses

Senfar Wen  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 20, Issue 24, pp. 26441-26447 (2012)

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A method based on the chromaticity discrimination ellipses is proposed for calculating the color difference between two colors. This method calculates the color difference by counting the number of just noticeable differences between the two colors. The color difference formula CIEDE2000 and the proposed method are compared. It is shown that CIEDE2000 is not suitable for predicting the threshold color difference.

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OCIS Codes
(330.1690) Vision, color, and visual optics : Color
(330.1730) Vision, color, and visual optics : Colorimetry

ToC Category:
Vision, Color, and Visual Optics

Original Manuscript: August 9, 2012
Revised Manuscript: October 7, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: November 1, 2012
Published: November 8, 2012

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Vol. 7, Iss. 12 Virtual Journal for Biomedical Optics

Senfar Wen, "A color difference metric based on the chromaticity discrimination ellipses," Opt. Express 20, 26441-26447 (2012)

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