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Conference Report of NIST Workshop on Metrology and Modeling of Color and Appearance



Maria E. Nadal, M E. McKnight


NIST hosted a two-day multi-disciplinary workshop on measurement and modeling of color and appearance of materials. The workshop provided attendees an opportunity to learn about current and anticipated needs for improved appearance measurements, new measurement and modeling developments, research aimed at improving the fundamental understanding of factors affecting appearance of materials, and predictive computer rendering based on optical scattering of objects. The workshop also explored common needs of industry for improved measurements, modeling, and prediction of appearance parameters through panel discussions. Panel recommendations are being used to guide the direction of future color and appearance research programs at NIST.
Color Research and Application
No. 1


color, colorimetry, gonioapparent coatings, reflectance, standards


Nadal, M. and McKnight, M. (2002), Conference Report of NIST Workshop on Metrology and Modeling of Color and Appearance, Color Research and Application (Accessed April 23, 2024)
Created January 1, 2002, Updated February 17, 2017