Color Spectrum Recognition

When we get closer look into the different color names, we find that one of the fundamental problems is how humans categorize the visible color spectrum.

The experiential evidence of the existence of universal or recurrent patterns in color naming through cultures is paralleled with the observation that color names begin to be used by individual cultures in a fairly fixed order.

There is a set of primary colors which is represented colorants or colored lights that can be combined in changeable amounts to produce a scale of colors. This is the essential way that used in the applications that are intended to produce the observation of diverse sets of color, e.g. electronic displays, color printing and paintings.

Perceptions connected to a given combination of primary colors are predicted by applying the suitable mixing model (additive, subtractive, additive averaging, etc.) that represents the underlying physics of how light interacts with the media and ultimately the retina.

We found that the time needed for a population to reach an agreement on a color name depends on the district of the visible color spectrum as the order in which colors are named worldwide seems to be due to how eyes work, suggest computer simulations with virtual people.

Finally, as we know that the world doesn’t seem the same for everyone so in naming the color also there is a debate as colors familiar to one culture might not have names in another.

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