Encyclopedia of Color Science and Technology

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Al-Tusi, Nasir al-Din

  • Eric Kirchner
  • Seyed Hossein Amirshahi
Living reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-27851-8_334-1


Color Space Astronomical Observatory Early Scholar Color Painter Color Theory 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Color ResearchAkzoNobel Performance CoatingsLeidenThe Netherlands
  2. 2.AUT Textile DepartmentAmirkabir University of Technology, Tehran PolytechnicTehranIran