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image state

attribute of a colour image encoding indicating the kind of image condition inherent in colour image data values prepared and represented in that encoding

Note 1 to entry:
Colour image data are referred to a particular image condition through image capture, digitization, colour rendering and colour re-rendering processes.

Note 2 to entry: Typical image states are scene-referred, original-referred, output-referred and picture-referred.

Note 3 to entry: This entry was numbered 17-563 in CIE S 017:2011.

Publication date: 2020-12
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