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Color for the Sciences

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Color for the Sciences is the first book on colorimetry to offer an account that emphasizes conceptual and formal issues rather than applications. Jan Koenderink's introductory text treats colorimetry -- literally, "color measurement" -- as a science, freeing the topic from the usual fixation on conventional praxis and how to get the "right" result. Readers of Color for th ...more
Hardcover, 760 pages
Published August 20th 2010 by Mit Press
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Mar 02, 2015 Peter rated it really liked it
This book offers an intriguing mathematical exploration of color. It makes extensive use of the bra-ket notation and operators, the language of quantum mechanics.

The author's mission is to develop the measurement of color, a historically hit-and-miss affair, in a mathematical domain devoid of subjectivity.

The edition is a well made hard cover published by MIT Press. It is perhaps a rare text considering the obscurity of the topic, so I hope this review helps someone out there who is interested i
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