9. Color-Matching Functions: Physiological Basis

  1. Dr. János Schanda professor Secretary of the Commission Vice President chairs President member
  1. Professor Françoise Viénot Physicist President Associated Director1 and
  2. Dr. Pieter Walraven Ph.D. Author member2

Published Online: 1 MAR 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470175637.ch9

Colorimetry: Understanding the CIE System

Colorimetry: Understanding the CIE System

How to Cite

Viénot, F. and Walraven, P. (2007) Color-Matching Functions: Physiological Basis, in Colorimetry: Understanding the CIE System (ed J. Schanda), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470175637.ch9

Editor Information

  1. University of Pannonia, Egyetem u. 10., H-8200 Veszprém, Hungary

Author Information

  1. 1

    Muséum national d'histoire naturelle, CRCDG, 36 rue Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 75005 Paris France

  2. 2

    TNO, Kampweg 5, 3769 DE Soesterberg, The Netherlands

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 MAR 2007
  2. Published Print: 27 JUL 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470049044

Online ISBN: 9780470175637



  • color-matching functions;
  • cone fundamentals;
  • isoluminant chromaticity diagram


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The link between colorimetry and physiology

  • Discussion and perspectives

  • Conclusion

  • Acknowledgments

  • References