Color rendering: A tale of two metrics

@inproceedings{Rea2008ColorRA,
  title={Color rendering: A tale of two metrics},
  author={Mark S. Rea and Jean Paul Freyssinier-Nova},
  year={2008}
}
It was the best measure of color rendering, it was the worst measure of color rendering. Color rendering index (CRI) is the most common metric used by the lighting industry to represent the color rendering properties of electric light sources. CRI was intended to characterize how ‘‘true’’ or ‘‘natural’’ objects appeared when illuminated by a light source, but was never intended to, for example, represent how well object colors could be differentiated under a light source, another important… CONTINUE READING
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