Chapter 6. Color Spaces for Gamut Mapping

  1. Ján Morovič

Published Online: 8 MAY 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470758922.ch6

Color Gamut Mapping

Color Gamut Mapping

How to Cite

Morovič, J. (2008) Color Spaces for Gamut Mapping, in Color Gamut Mapping, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470758922.ch6

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 spaces for gamut mapping;
  • cross-contamination effect on mapping;
  • lightness, chroma and metric hue differences - between two points in color space;
  • color appearance spaces;
  • comparing sRGB (mesh) and SWOP (solid) gamuts in ab planes of CIELAB, CIELUV;
  • nonappearance space mapping;
  • choosing space for gamut mapping


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Implications of Mapping Appearance Predictors

  • Which Appearance Attributes' Predictors to Map

  • Overview of Color Appearance Spaces

  • Mapping in Nonappearance Spaces

  • Choosing a Space for Gamut Mapping