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The use of metamers to compare the color vision of observers

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Ezquerro Rodríguez, José Miguel and Carreño Sánchez, Fernando and Zoido Chamorro, Jesús Manuel and Bernabeu Martínez, Eusebio (2001) The use of metamers to compare the color vision of observers. Color Research and Application, 26 (4). pp. 262-269. ISSN 0361-2317

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/col.1032


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In this research we compare the colorimetric behavior of several observers. For color centers recommended by CIE we have produced large sets of spectral distributions, which are metameric for the CIE 1931 standard observer. For each one of the color centers, we compare the clouds of chromaticity coordinates with the chromaticity thresholds. We define a parameter that provides a quantitative measure of the interobserver variability. This parameter is used to arrange the observers by their degree of likeness. A similar procedure has been used to compare two real observers. It is shown how there is no reciprocity between the colorimetric behavior of two real observers


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© John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
The authors are especially endebted to Dr. J. A. Martínez, Dr. E. Hita, and Dr. M. Melgosa at Departamento de Óptica of Granada University for their continual advice and help. They also want to express their gratitude to the anonymous referees who comments helped us to improve the article.

Uncontrolled Keywords:Matching Functions, Thresholds, Failures
Subjects:Sciences > Physics > Optics
ID Code:26789
Deposited On:25 Sep 2014 10:52
Last Modified:25 Sep 2014 10:52

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