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Reproducing color images with custom inks

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dc.contributor.author Stollnitz, Eric J en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2009-10-06T16:38:28Z
dc.date.available 2009-10-06T16:38:28Z
dc.date.issued 1998 en_US
dc.identifier.other b42549528 en_US
dc.identifier.other 41298762 en_US
dc.identifier.other Thesis 47392 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1773/6757
dc.description Thesis (Ph. D.)--University of Washington, 1998 en_US
dc.description.abstract This dissertation investigates the general problem of reproducing color images on an off-set printing press using custom inks in any combination and number. Many mathematical and algorithmic challenges arise when printing with inks other than the standard process colors (cyan, magenta, yellow, and black), particularly as the number of inks increases. These challenges include the development of gamut mapping strategies, efficient ink selection strategies, and robust methods for computing color separations in situations that may be either overconstrained or underconstrained. In addition, the demands of high-quality color printing require an accurate physical model of the colors that result from overprinting multiple inks using halftoning, including the effects of trapping, dot gain, and the interreflection of light between ink layers. As we explore these issues, we present new algorithms and physical models that together comprise a system capable of choosing optimal inks for an image and generating the appropriate color separations. Finally, we present some printed examples demonstrating the promise of our techniques. en_US
dc.format.extent xiv, 116 p. en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.rights.uri en_US
dc.subject.other Theses--Applied mathematics en_US
dc.title Reproducing color images with custom inks en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US


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