Case-based reasoning in color matching

  • William Cheetham
  • John Graf
Application Papers
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1266)


A case-based reasoning system for determining what colorants to use for producing a specific color of plastic was created. The selection of colorants needs to take many factors into consideration. A technique that involved fuzzy logic was used to compare the quality of the color match for each factor. The system has been in use for two years at a growing number of GE Plastics sites and has shown significant cost savings.


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© Springer-Verlag 1997

Authors and Affiliations

  • William Cheetham
    • 1
  • John Graf
    • 1
  1. 1.GE Research & Development CenterNiskayuna

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