Chapter 1. Introduction

  1. Ján Morovič

Published Online: 8 MAY 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470758922.ch1

Color Gamut Mapping

Color Gamut Mapping

How to Cite

Morovič, J. (2008) Introduction, in Color Gamut Mapping, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470758922.ch1

Author Information

  1. Hewlett-Packard Company, Barcelona, Spain

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 8 MAY 2009
  2. Published Print: 20 JUN 2008

Book Series:

  1. Wiley-IS&T Series in Imaging Science and Technology

Book Series Editors:

  1. Michael A. Kriss

Series Editor Information

  1. Formerly of the Eastman, Kodak Research Laboratories, University of Rochester, USA

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470030325

Online ISBN: 9780470758922



  • color gamut mapping;
  • visual content generated using variety of means;
  • instances of image - viewed under different viewing conditions;
  • red, green and blue (RGB) values for spatial location grid;
  • gamut mapping - modern phenomenon;
  • earliest printed book - Diamond Sutra from 9th century China;
  • questions about gamut mapping in context of its use


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • What is Color Gamut Mapping?

  • Historical Context of Gamut Mapping

  • Who is this Book for?

  • What is in the Rest of the Book?