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Colour PerceptionMind and the physical world$
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Rainer Mausfeld and Dieter Heyer

Print publication date: 2003

Print ISBN-13: 9780198505006

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198505006.001.0001

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Perspectives on Colour Space

Perspectives on Colour Space

(p.1) Chapter 1 Perspectives on Colour Space
Colour Perception

Jan J. Koenderink

Andrea J. Van Doorn

Oxford University Press

Colorimetry is simply the investigation of beams via the colorimetric paradigm. This chapter presents a balanced perspective on the field of colorimetry, stressing on conceptual issues and addressing a number of technical questions. It considers some fundamental concepts such as colour solids, colour circle, ‘warm’ and ‘cold’ colour families, Newton's ‘homogenous lights’, colour spaces, and radiation.

Keywords:   colorimetry, beams, colorimetric paradigm, colour solids, colour circle, colour families, homogenous lights, colour spaces, radiation

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