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High Dynamic Range Imaging, 2nd Edition by Karol Myszkowski, Greg Ward, Sumanta Pattanaik, Paul Debevec, Wolfgang Heidrich, Erik Reinhard

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Display Devices and PrintingTechnologies

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Some high dynamic range (HDR) images are captured and stored with the sole intent of using them as input for further processing such as image-based lighting (Chapter 11). However, in most cases, the ultimate goal is to present the HDR image to a human observer, either through a hard-copy medium such as a reflective print or slides (Section 6.3), or on a display device such as a television, computer monitor, or digital projector.

Because such display devices generate the photons that are ultimately processed by the human visual system, the characteristics of display devices have a major impact on the perceived quality of the reproduced image. In the following, we first give an overview of the most common ...

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