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Colour Systems and Atlases

Naturevolume 166pages129132 (1950) | Download Citation


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    Terms used are defined in the Report on Colour Terminology (London: Physical Society, 1948).

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    An account of the arguments leading to the C.I.E. system is given in Wright, W. D., “The Measurement of Colour” (Adam Hilger, Ltd., 1944).

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    Kelly, K. L., Gibson, K. C., and Nickerson, D., “Tristimulus Specifications of the Munsell ‘Book of Color’ from Spectrophotometric Measurements”, J. Opt. Soc. Amer., 33, 355; Nat. Bur. Stand. J. Res. (RP 1549), 31, 55 (1943). Granville, W. C., Nickerson, D., and Foss, C. E., “Trichromatic Specifications for Intermediate and Special Colors of the Munsell System”, J. Opt. Soc. Amer., 33, 376 (1943). Foss, C. E., Nickerson, D., and Granville, W. C., “Analysis of the Ostwald Color System”, J. Opt. Soc. Amer., 34, 361 (1944).

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    Newhall, S. M., Nickerson, D., and Judd, D. B., Final Report of the O.S.A. Subcommittee on the Spacing of the Munsell Colors, J. Opt. Soc. Amer., 33, 285 (1943).

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