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Colour Systems and Atlases

Nature volume 166, pages 129132 (22 July 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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    , , and , “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). , , and , “Trichromatic Specifications for Intermediate and Special Colors of the Munsell System”, J. Opt. Soc. Amer., 33, 376 (1943). , , and , “Analysis of the Ostwald Color System”, J. Opt. Soc. Amer., 34, 361 (1944).

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    , , and , 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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    • C. L. BOLTZ


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