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Luminance re-mapping for the control of apparent material
Isamu Motoyoshi* Shin'ya Nishida Edward H. Adelson
NTT CS labs NTT CS Labs MIT
We can visually estimate surface properties of natural objects,
not only colour and lightness, but also glossiness, translucency,
and softness. How does the human brain accomplish this job?
Considering the fact that the image of a surface is a result of
highly complex optical process including reflection, refraction,
and scattering, one may think that the estimation of surface prop-