CIE (L*u*v*) uniform color space

[4.10.1] Abbreviation: CIELUV

A transformation of the CIE tristimulus values, X,Y,Z, into three rectangular coordinates (L*, u*v*) that define a space in which equal distances are more nearly representative of equal magnitudes of perceived color difference. This space is especially useful in cases where colored lights are mixed additively (e.g., color television).


Colorimetry, 2nd ed., CIE Technical Report 15.2. Vienna: International Commission on Illumination; 1986.

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