19 January 2009 Sensor information capacity and spectral sensitivities
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In this paper, we numerically quantify the information capacity of a sensor, by examining the different factors than can limit this capacity, namely sensor spectral response, noise, and sensor blur (due to fill factor, cross talk and diffraction, for given aperture). In particular, we compare the effectiveness of raw color space for different kinds of sensors. We also define an intrinsic notion of color sensitivity that generalizes some of our previous works. We also attempt to discuss how metamerism can be represented for a sensor.
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F. Cao, F. Guichard, H. Hornung, L. Masson, "Sensor information capacity and spectral sensitivities", Proc. SPIE 7250, Digital Photography V, 725006 (19 January 2009); doi: 10.1117/12.805860; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.805860


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