Encyclopedia of Color Science and Technology

2016 Edition
| Editors: Ming Ronnier Luo

CIE Physiologically Based Color Matching Functions and Chromaticity Diagrams

  • Andrew Stockman
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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-8071-7_326

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Definition

Because each of the long-, middle-, and short-wavelength-sensitive (L, M, and S) cone types responds univariantly to light, human color vision and human color matches are trichromatic. Trichromatic color matches depend on the spectral sensitivities of the three cones, which are also known as the fundamental color matching functions (or CMFs): \( \overline{l}\left(\lambda \right) \)

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Visual NeuroscienceUCL Institute of OphthalmologyLondonUK