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device-dependent colour space

colour space defined by the characteristics of a real or idealized imaging device

Note 1 to entry: Device-dependent colour spaces having a simple functional relationship to CIE colorimetry can also be categorized as colorimetric colour spaces. For example, additive RGB colour spaces corresponding to real or idealized cathode ray tube (CRT) displays can be treated as colorimetric colour spaces.

Note 2 to entry: This entry was numbered 17-228 in CIE S 017:2011.

Publication date: 2020-12
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