Color Systems

  • Jonas Gomes
  • Luiz Velho


We have seen that the mathematical model appropriate for the representation of spectral color space is a finite-dimensional vector space. A representation space is associated with every physical color system, be it a receptor or an emitter. A receptor samples the spectral distribution function of the incident light, while an emitter performs color reconstruction by combining the elements of its basis of primary colors, which generate the emitter’s color space.


Computer Graphic Color Space Color System Primary Color Dominant Wavelength 
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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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