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A three-dimensional color space from the 13th century.

Abstract:

We present a new commentary on Robert Grosseteste's De colore, a short treatise that dates from the early 13th century, in which Grosseteste constructs a linguistic combinatorial account of color. In contrast to other commentaries (e.g., Kuehni and Schwarz, Color Ordered: A Survey of Color Order Systems from Antiquity to the Present, 2007, p. 36), we argue that the color space described by Grosseteste is explicitly three-dimensional. We seek the appropriate translation of Grosseteste's key te...

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10.1364/JOSAA.29.00A346

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Experimental Psychology
Dinkova-Bruun, G More by this author
Gasper, GE More by this author
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Journal:
Journal of the Optical Society of America. A, Optics, image science, and vision
Volume:
29
Issue:
2
Pages:
A346-A352
Publication date:
2012-02-05
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EISSN:
1520-8532
ISSN:
1084-7529
URN:
uuid:6a0dd38b-3ef5-4954-84a5-aad31dd508ee
Source identifiers:
316962
Local pid:
pubs:316962

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