Spectral imaging systems for capturing museum artwork have not moved beyond the research laboratory. System components and their selection criteria necessary to assemble a complete system are explored in this paper categorically. The final system is practical if it meets the criteria of speed cost and accuracy necessary to act as a direct replacement for the traditional RGB based digital imaging systems in museum photo studios. It is hoped that the advantages of spectral imaging will be widely recognized and adopted once a practical system is available.
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Chester F. Carlson Center for Imaging Science (COS)
Tenth Congress of the International Colour Association (2005) 1287-1290
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