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Fundamentals of Color

  • Jonas Gomes
  • Luiz Velho

Abstract

The presence or absence of light is what causes the sensation of color. Light is a physical phenomenon, but color depends on the interaction of light with our visual apparatus and is therefore a psychophysical phenomenon.

Keywords

Color Space Spectral Distribution Color Formation Visible Color Color System 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1997

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jonas Gomes
    • 1
  • Luiz Velho
    • 1
  1. 1.Estrada Dona Castorina, 110Instituto de Matematica Pura e AplicadaRio de JanieroBrazil

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