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Non-linear quantisation effects in digital colour systems

Godfrey, K. and Attikiouzel, Y. (1996) Non-linear quantisation effects in digital colour systems. In: First International Workshop on Wireless Image/Video Communications, 4 - 5 September, Loughborough, UK pp. 63-67.

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This paper shows that quantisation of colour pixels, essential to digital imagery, causes non-linear correlation in the permitted values of chromaticity coordinates in linear-intensity CIE colour spaces. It follows that colour video and image coding schemes based on these colour spaces will suffer an inherent preference for certain chromaticities

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Publisher: IEEE
Copyright: © 1996 IEEE
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