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Tuesday, February 26 • 2:00pm - 2:50pm
Colour Group Keynote: Information in Camera Colour Images

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Information in camera colour images
There is a limit to the information a colour camera can deliver about the world and the objects within it. This limit is due to several factors: the spectral response of the camera sensor or film, the properties of natural reflecting surfaces and illuminants, and the uneven distributions of colours in scenes. As a result, different surfaces represented in a colour image may prove indistinguishable or be misidentified under changes in scene illumination. Fortunately, it is possible to improve camera performance by optimizing its spectral response, but once a colour image is recorded, no manipulation can increase the information that can be extracted from it.

Speakers
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David H Foster

Professor of Vision Systems, University of Manchester, School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
David Foster is Professor of Vision Systems at the University of Manchester and formerly Director of Research in the School of Electrical & Electronic Engineering. He trained in physics and optics at Imperial College London and went on to hold personal chairs at several UK universities... Read More →


Tuesday February 26, 2019 2:00pm - 2:50pm GMT
NFT3/ BFI Southbank

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