Encyclopedia of Color Science and Technology

2016 Edition
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CIE 1931 and 1964 Standard Colorimetric Observers: History, Data, and Recent Assessments

  • János Schanda
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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-8071-7_323



CIE color-matching functions

Functions \( \overline{x}\left(\lambda \right),\overline{y}\left(\lambda \right),\overline{z}\left(\lambda \right) \)

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.VeszprémHungary