4. Color Image Formation

  1. Andreas Koschan and
  2. Mongi A. Abidi

Published Online: 27 JUN 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470230367.ch4

Digital Color Image Processing

Digital Color Image Processing

How to Cite

Koschan, A. and Abidi, M. A. (2008) Color Image Formation, in Digital Color Image Processing, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470230367.ch4

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 JUN 2007
  2. Published Print: 4 APR 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470147085

Online ISBN: 9780470230367



  • color image formation;
  • electronic color cameras;
  • image sensors;
  • multispectral imaging;
  • digital cameras


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Technical Design of Electronic Color Cameras

  • Standard Color Filters and Standard Illuminants

  • Photometric Sensor Model

  • Photometric and Colorimetric Calibration

  • Further Reading

  • References