An Uncertainty analysis of a color tolerance database

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dc.contributor.advisor Berns, Roy
dc.contributor.advisor Fairchild, Mark
dc.contributor.advisor Reniff, Lisa Balonon-Rosen, Mitchell 2010-01-14T20:32:30Z 2010-01-14T20:32:30Z 1993-04-15
dc.description.abstract A database designed to develop, evaluate and compare color-difference formulae, particularly for use within the suprathreshold industrial-sized range, so named for its importance in many commercial transactions, has been under development at the Munsell Color Science Laboratory. The database consists of two independent data sets, previously published. The sets and the experimental conditions under which they were derived were analyzed to determine the appropriateness of pooling the data. The earlier of the two studies had associated statistics which indicated a population of highly precise observers. The latter study's population displayed a significantly greater level of uncertainty. The current work concluded that the increase in observer imprecision was a consequence of increased task difficulty. A median filtering of raw individual observer responses improved interpretability of the data and enabled pooling of the sets. The pooled results were compared with various widely used color-difference formulae of which CMC(1:1) had the highest correlation. en_US
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dc.subject Imaging science en_US
dc.subject Colorimetry en_US
dc.subject Color vision en_US
dc.subject.lcc QC495.8 .B285 1993
dc.subject.lcsh Color--Industrial applications--Data processing en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Color vision--Industrial applications--Data processing en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Colorimetric analysis--Data processing en_US
dc.title An Uncertainty analysis of a color tolerance database en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US College of Science en_US
dc.description.department Chester F. Carlson Center for Imaging Science en_US

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