A Green Printing Method Based on Human Perceptual and Color Difference Model

  • Pei-Chen Wu
  • Chang-Hong LinEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 858)


Printing industries are ever-improving with new breakthroughs in related technologies to satisfy various marketing requirements. They are capable of providing various value-added services by updating their printing facilities. However, the rapid growth printing requirements are also concomitant environment impact. For example, many volatile organic compounds (VOCs) printing materials are the sources of air pollution. In this paper, an original toner-saving method based on the human perceptual features to curb the negative environmental impacts and decrease material wasting is proposed. In addition, the proposed method is designed for friendly use. By configuring only few parameters, users can select the desired printing quality for varying applications. Furthermore, the proposed method can be applied to cooperate with existing hardware-based toner-saving method to enlarge application scope.


Toner saving Ink saving Printing optimization Green technology 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Electronic and Computer EngineeringNational Taiwan University of Science and TechnologyTaipeiTaiwan

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