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ICC profile connection space


colour space encoding used to connect the source and destination transforms (from the source and destination profiles) in the International Color Consortium (ICC) colour management architecture

Note 1 to entry: The ICC.1:2001 specification defines two variations of the profile connection space (PCS): a general profile connection space for colorimetric intent transforms, and an output-referred profile connection space for perceptual intent transforms.

Note 2 to entry: This entry was numbered 17-546 and 17-545 in CIE S 017:2011.

Publication date: 2020-12
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