Abstract

A system for the numerical specification of colors is developed on the basis of a quantified opponent-colors theory. The derived HBS (hue, brightness, and saturation) system permits the quantitative specification of colors in terms of their primary psychological (perceptual) attributes for various adaptations and illuminations.

© 1956 Optical Society of America

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