Color in Image and Video

    Basics of Color

Light and Spectra

The Human Retina

Cones and Perception

CIE Chromaticity Diagram

L*a*b (Lab) Color Model


    Color Models in Images

RGB Color Model for CRT Displays

CMY Color Model

The RGB and CMY Cubes

Conversion between RGB and CMY:

-- e.g., convert White from (1, 1, 1) in RGB to (0, 0, 0) in CMY.

Comparison of Three Color Gamuts


    Color Models in Video

YUV Color Model

YCbCr Color Model

YIQ Color Model


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