Munsell value


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Munsell value

[mən′sel ‚val‚yü]
(optics)
The dimension, in the Munsell system of object-color specificiation, that indicates the apparent luminous transmittance or reflectance of the object on a scale having approximately equal perceptual steps under the usual conditions of observation.
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The D15 contains hues from an incomplete hue circle with Munsell value 5 and chroma 4.
The Adams D15 has the same hues as the D15 but with Munsell value 5 and chroma 2.
Similarly, we compared the average measured and tabbed values for different Munsell value and chroma.
between neighbouring chips at constant Munsell value and hue, and constant Munsell chroma and hue, respectively.
Munsell chroma and hue are plotted as polar coordinates, and a higher Munsell value is indicated by the greater size of the triangles (JAPAN 1970 and JAPAN 1987) or diamonds (USA 1975a and USA1975b).