Publications & Presentations

This page includes PDF files of some selected journal publications, conference proceedings, and presentation materials that might be of interest. For a complete list of publications, please download and review my relatively-current CV.

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Journal Papers


K. Masaoka, R.S. Berns, M.D. Fairchild and F.M. Abed, The number of discernible object colors is a conundrum, Journal of the Optical Society of America A 30 264-277 (2013). Download

R.L. Heckaman and M.D. Fairchild, Brighter, more colorful colors and darker, deeper colors based on a theme of brilliance, Color Research and Application 36 255-265 (2011). Download

J. Kuang, R.L. Heckaman and M.D. Fairchild, "Evaluation of HDR tone mapping algorithms using a high-dynamic-range display to emulate real scenes," Journal of the Society of Information Display, 18 461-468 (2010). Download

G.M. Johnson, X. Song, E.D. Montag and M.D. Fairchild, "Derivation of a color space fro image color difference measurement," Color Research and Application, 35 387-400 (2010). Download

T.J. Hattenberger, M.D. Fairchild, G.M. Johnson, and C. Salvaggio, "A psychophysical investigation of global illumination algorithms used in augmented reality," ACM Transactions on Applied Perception, 6 2:1-2:22 (2009). Download

M. Sakurai, R.L. Heckaman, S.E. Casella, M.D. Fairchild, T. Nakatsue and Y. Shimpuku, "Effects of display properties on perceived color-gamut volume and preference," Journal of the Society of Information Display, 16 1203-1211 (2008). Download

J.Kuang, G.M. Johnson, and M.D. Fairchild, "iCAM06: A refined image appearance model for HDR image rendering," Journal of Visual Communication and Image Representation, 18 406-414 (2007). Download

M.D. Fairchild and G.M. Johnson, "Measurement and modeling of adaptation to noise in images," Journal of the Society of Information Display, 15 639-647 (2007). Download

J.Kuang, H. Yamaguchi, C. Liu, G.M. Johnson, and M.D. Fairchild, "Evaluating HDR rendering algorithms," ACM Transactions on Applied Perception, 4 Article 9 (2007). Download

R.L. Heckaman and M.D. Fairchild, "Effect of DLP projector white channel on perceptual gamut," Journal of the Society of Information Display, 14 755-761 (2006). Download

R.L. Heckaman and M.D. Fairchild, "Expanding display color gamut beyond the spectrum locus," Color Research and Application, 31 475-482 (2006). Download

E.R. Landa and M.D. Fairchild, "Charting color from the eye of the beholder," American Scientist, 93 436-443 (2005). Download

S.R. Fernandez M.D. Fairchild and K. Braun, "Analysis of observer and cultural variability while generating 'preferred' color reproductions of pictorial images," Journal of Imaging Science & Technology, 49 96-104 (2005). Download

M.D. Fairchild and G.M. Johnson, "The iCAM framework for image appearance, image differences, and image quality," Journal of Electronic Imaging, 13 126-138 (2004). Download

G.M. Johnson and M.D. Fairchild, "A top down description of S-CIELAB and CIEDE2000," Color Research and Application, 28 425-435 (2003). Download

A.J. Calabria and M.D. Fairchild, "Perceived image contrast and observer preference I: The effects of lightness, chroma, and sharpness manipulations on contrast perception," Journal of Imaging Science & Technology, 47 479-493 (2003). Download

A.J. Calabria and M.D. Fairchild, "Perceived image contrast and observer preference II: Empirical Modeling of perceived image contrast and observer preference data," Journal of Imaging Science & Technology, 47 494-508 (2003). Download

Q. Sun and M.D. Fairchild, "Statistical characterization of face spectral reflectances and its application to human portraiture spectral estimation," Journal of Imaging Science and Technology, 46 498-506 (2003). Download

G.M. Johnson and M.D. Fairchild, "Visual psychophysics and color appearance," CRC Digital Color Imaging Handbook, 115-171 (2003). Download

M.R. Rosen, F.H. Imai, M.D. Fairchild, and N. Ohta "Data-efficient methods applied to unconstrained spectral image capture," Journal of the Society of Photographic Science and Technology of Japan, 65 353-362 (2002). Download

M.Q. Shaw and M.D. Fairchild, "Evaluating the CIE 1931 Color Matching Functions," Color Research and Application, 27 316-329 (2002). Download

M.D. Fairchild, "Revision of CIECAM97s for Practical Applications," Color Research and Application, 26 418-427 (2001). Download

D.R. Wyble and M.D. Fairchild, "Prediction of Munsell Appearance Scales using Various Color Appearance Models," Color Research and Application, 25 132-144 (2000). Download

G.J. Braun and M.D. Fairchild, "General-Purpose Gamut-Mapping Algorithms: Evaluation of Contrast-Preserving Rescaling Functions for Color Gamut Mapping," Journal of Imaging Science and Technology, 44 343-350 (1999). Download

G.J. Braun and M.D. Fairchild, "Image Lightness Rescaling using Sigmoidal Contrast Enhancement Functions," Journal of Electronic Imaging, 8 380-393 (1999). Download

G.M. Johnson and M.D. Fairchild, "Full Spectral Color Calculations in Realistic Image Synthesis," IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, 19:4 47-53 (1999). Download

M.D. Fairchild and G.M. Johnson, "Color Appearance Reproduction: Visual Data and Predictive Modeling," Color Research and Application, 24 121-131 (1999).Download

S.N. Pattanaik, J.A. Ferwerda, M.D. Fairchild, and D.P. Greenberg, "A multiscale model of adaptation and spatial vision for image display," Proceedings of SIGGRAPH 98, 287-298 (1998). Download

R.L. Alfvin and M.D. Fairchild, "Observer variability in metameric color matches using color reproduction media," Color Research and Application 22, 174-188 (1997). Download

M.D. Fairchild, "Refinement of the RLAB Color Space," Color Research and Application, 21338-346 (1996). Download

M.D. Fairchild, "Considering the Surround in Device Independent Color Imaging,"Color Research and Application, 20 352-363 (1995). Download

M.D. Fairchild, "Testing Colour-Appearance Models: Guidelines for Coordinated Research,"Color Research and Application, 20 252-267 (1995). Download


Proceedings


M.D. Fairchild and R.L. Heckaman, Deriving appearance scales, IS&T/SID 20th Color and Imaging Conference, Los Angeles, 281-286 (2012). Download

S. Farnand and M.D. Fairchild, The effect of experimental instructions on the number of areas identified as important in photographic images, IS&T 6th CGIV Proceedings, Amsterdam, 290-294 (2012). Download

T. Kinsman, M.D. Fairchild and J.B. Pelz, "Color is not a metric space: Implications for pattern recognition, machine learning, and computer vision," IEEE-IS&T Western NY Image Processing Workshop, Rochester (2012). Download

D.L. Long and M.D. Fairchild, Optimizing spectral color reproduction in multiprimary digital projection, IS&T/SID 19th Color and Imaging Conference, San Jose, 290-297 (2011). Download

M.D. Fairchild and P.-H. Chen, "Brightness, lightness, and specifying color in high-dynamic-range scenes and images," SPIE/IS&T Electronic Imaging Conference, San Francisco, 78670O-1 -78670O-14 (2011). Download

M.D. Fairchild, "Still photography throwdown: Silver halide vs. silicon," IS&T/SID 18th Color Imaging Conference, San Antonio, 154-159 (2010). Download

M.D. Fairchild, "The perceptibility of video artifacts: A perspective from color science," 5th International Workshop on Video Processing and Quality Metrics (VPQM), Scottsdale, Paper 65 (2010). Download

R.L. Heckaman and M.D. Fairchild, "G0 and the gamut of real objects," Proceedings of AIC Color '09, Sydney,(2009). Download

R.L. Heckaman and M.D. Fairchild, "Brighter, more colorful colors and darker, deeper colors based on a theme of brilliance," IS&T/SID 16th Color Imaging Conference, Portland, 112-116 (2008). Download

M.D. Fairchild, "High, wide, & deep: Displayed image color appearance and perception," SID International Symposium, Los Angeles, 795-798 (2008). Download

M.D. Fairchild, "The HDR photographic survey," IS&T/SID 15th Color Imaging Conference, Albuquerque, 233-238 (2007). Download

M.D. Fairchild and D.R. Wyble, "Mean observer metamerism and the selection of display primaries," IS&T/SID 15th Color Imaging Conference, Albuquerque, 151-156 (2007). Download

M.D. Fairchild, "A color scientist looks at video," 3rd International Workshop on Video Processing and Quality Metrics (VPQM), Scottsdale, Invited Paper 1 (2007). Download

M.D. Fairchild, "Spectral adaptation: A reason to use the wavenumber scale," IS&T/SID 14th Color Imaging Conference, Scottsdale, 314-319 (2006). Download

C. Liu and M.D. Fairchild, "The surround color and color matching functions," IS&T/SID 14th Color Imaging Conference, Scottsdale, 203-208 (2006). Download

M.D. Fairchild, "Color appearance in image displays," ISCC/CIE Expert Symposium - 75 Years of the CIE Standard Colorimetric Observer, CIE Pub. x-303:2006, Ottawa, 91-95 (2006). Download

M.D. Fairchild and G.M. Johnson, "On the salience of novel stimuli: Adaptationand image noise," IS&T/SID 13th Color Imaging Conference, Scottsdale, 333-338 (2005). Download

R.L. Heckaman, M.D. Fairchild and D.R. Wyble, "The effect of DLP projector white channel on perceptual gamut," IS&T/SID 13th Color Imaging Conference, Scottsdale, 205-210 (2005). Download

R. Patil, M.D. Fairchild and G.M. Johnson, "3D simulation of prints for improved soft proofing," IS&T/SID 12th Color Imaging Conference, Scottsdale, 193-199 (2004). Download

J. Kuang, H. Yamaguchi, G.M. Johnson and M.D. Fairchild, "Testing HDR image rendering Algorithms," IS&T/SID 12th Color Imaging Conference, Scottsdale, 315-320 (2004). Download

G.M. Johnson and M.D. Fairchild, "Rendering HDR images," IS&T/SID 11th Color Imaging Conference, Scottsdale, 36-41 (2003). Download

Q. Sun and M.D. Fairchild, "Application of PQS for image quality analysis in visible spectral imaging," IS&T/SID 11th Color Imaging Conference, Scottsdale, 132-136 (2003). Download

M.D. Fairchild and G.M. Johnson, "Image appearance modeling," SPIE/IS&T Electronic Imaging, 5007 Santa Clara, 149-160 (2003). Download

M.D. Fairchild and G.M. Johnson, "Meet iCAM: A next-generation color appearance model," IS&T/SID 10th Color Imaging Conference, Scottsdale, 33-38 (2002). Download

N. Moroney, M.D. Fairchild, R.W.G. Hunt, C.J Li, M.R. Luo, and T. Newman, "The CIECAM02 color appearance model," IS&T/SID 10th Color Imaging Conference, Scottsdale, 23-27 (2002). Download

S. Fernandez and M.D. Fairchild, "Observer preferences and cultural differences in color reproduction of scenic images," IS&T/SID 10th Color Imaging Conference, Scottsdale, 66-72 (2002). Download

M.D. Fairchild, "Current Status of CIE Color Appearance Models," AIC Color 01, SPIE Vol. 4421, Rochester, 550-553 (2002). Download

A. Calabria and M.D. Fairchild, "Herding CATs: A comparison of linear chromatic-adaptation transforms for CIECAM97s," IS&T/SID 9th Color Imaging Conference, Scottsdale, 174-178 (2001). Download

S.J. Park and M.D. Fairchild, "Color reproduction using black-point adaptation," IS&T/SID 9th Color Imaging Conference, Scottsdale, 245-250 (2001). Download

G.M. Johnson and M.D. Fairchild, "Sharpness Rules," IS&T/SID 8th Color Imaging Conference, Scottsdale, 24-30 (2000). Download

S. Gonzalez and M.D. Fairchild, "Evaluation of Bispectral Spectrophotometry for Accurate Colorimetry of Printing Materials," IS&T/SID 8th Color Imaging Conference, Scottsdale, 39-43 (2000). Download

M. Rosen, M.D. Fairchild, G.M. Johnson, and D.R. Wyble, "Color Management within a Spectral Image Visualization Tool," IS&T/SID 8th Color Imaging Conference, Scottsdale, 75-80 (2000). Download

S. Henley and M.D. Fairchild, "Quantifying Mixed Adaptation in Cross-Media Color Reproduction," IS&T/SID 8th Color Imaging Conference, Scottsdale, 305-310 (2000). Download

G.J. Braun and M.D. Fairchild, "General-Purpose Gamut-Mapping Algorithms: Evaluation of Contrast-Preserving Rescaling Functions for Color Gamut Mapping," IS&T/SID 7th Color Imaging Conference, Scottsdale, 167-192 (1999). Download

M.D. Fairchild, "A Victory for Equivalent Background -- On Average," IS&T/SID 7th Color Imaging Conference, Scottsdale, 87-92 (1999). Download

G.J. Braun and M.D. Fairchild, "Gamut Mapping for Pictorial Images," TAGA Proceedings, 645-660 (1999). Download

G.J. Braun and M.D. Fairchild, "Image Lightness Rescaling using Sigmoidal Contrast Enhancement Functions," Color Imaging: Device Independent Color, Color Hardcopy, and Graphic Arts IV, Proc. SPIE 3648, 96-107 (1999). Download

G.J. Braun, F. Ebner, and M.D. Fairchild, "Color Gamut Mapping in a Hue-Linearized CIELAB Color Space," IS&T/SID 6th Color Imaging Conference, Scottsdale, 163-168 (1998). Download

G.M. Johnson and M.D. Fairchild, "Computer Synthesis of Spectroradiometric Images for Color Imaging Systems Analysis," IS&T/SID 6th Color Imaging Conference, Scottsdale, 150-153 (1998). Download

M.D. Fairchild, "The ZLAB Color Appearance Model for Practical Image Reproduction Applications," CIE Expert Symposium '97, Colour Standards for Imaging Technology, Scottsdale, CIE Pub. x014, 89-94 (1997). Download

M.D. Fairchild, and K.M. Braun, "Investigation of Color Appearance Using the Psychophysical Method of Adjustment and Complex Pictorial Images,"AIC Color 97, Kyoto, 179-186 (1997). Download


Presentation Slides


M.D. Fairchild and R.L. Heckaman, Deriving appearance scales, IS&T/SID 20th Color and Imaging Conference, Los Angeles, 281-286 (2012). Download

M.D. Fairchild, Progress and poverty: An inquiry into color appearance modeling and increase of want with increase of wealth, IS&T/SID 20th Color and Imaging Conference, Los Angeles, 155- 157 (2012). Download

M.D. Fairchild, Is there really such a thing as color space? Foundations of unidimensional appearance spaces, ISCC/IS&T/SID Special Topics Meeting: Revisiting Color Spaces, San Jose 2(2011). Link to Prezi

M.D. Fairchild and P.-H. Chen, Brightness, lightness, and specifying color in high-dynamic-range scenes and images, SPIE/IS&T Electronic Imaging Conference, Vol. 7867 San Francisco, 78670O-1 -78670O-14 (2011). Download

M.D. Fairchild, "Still photography throwdown: Silver halide vs. silicon," IS&T/SID 18th Color Imaging Conference, San Antonio, 154-159 (2010). Download

M.D. Fairchild, "The perceptibility of video artifacts: A perspective from color science," 5th International Workshop on Video Processing and Quality Metrics (VPQM), Scottsdale, Paper 65 (2010). Download

M.D. Fairchild, "High, wide, & deep: Displayed image color appearance and perception," SID International Symposium, Los Angeles, 795-798 (2008). Download

M.D. Fairchild, "The HDR photographic survey," IS&T/SID 15th Color Imaging Conference, Albuquerque, 233-238 (2007). Download

M.D. Fairchild and D.R. Wyble, "Mean observer metamerism and the selection of display primaries," IS&T/SID 15th Color Imaging Conference, Albuquerque, 151-156 (2007). Download

M.D. Fairchild, "A color scientist looks at video," 3rd International Workshop on Video Processing and Quality Metrics (VPQM), Scottsdale, Invited Paper 1 (2007). Download

M.D. Fairchild, "Spectral adaptation: A reason to use the wavenumber scale," IS&T/SID 14th Color Imaging Conference, Scottsdale, 314-319 (2006). Download

M.D. Fairchild, "Color appearance in image displays," ISCC/CIE Expert Symposium - 75 Years of the CIE Standard Colorimetric Observer, CIE Pub. x-303:2006, Ottawa, 91-95 (2006). Download

M.D. Fairchild and R.L. Heckaman, "Using HDR display technology and color appearance modeling to create display color gamuts that exceed the spectrum locus," ISCC Special topics Conference on Precision and Accuracy in the Determination of Color in Images, Scottsdale (2005). Download

M.D. Fairchild and G.M. Johnson, "On the salience of novel stimuli: Adaptationand image noise," IS&T/SID 13th Color Imaging Conference, Scottsdale, 333-338 (2005). Download

M.D. Fairchild and G.M. Johnson, "METACOW: A public-domain, high-resolution, fully-digital, noise-free, metameric, extended-dynamic-range, spectral test target for imaging system analysis and simulation," IS&T/SID 12th Color Imaging Conference, Scottsdale, 239-245 (2004). Download

M.D. Fairchild and G.M. Johnson, "Image appearance modeling," SPIE/IS&T Electronic Imaging, 5007 Santa Clara, 149-160 (2003). Download

M.D. Fairchild and G.M. Johnson, "Meet iCAM: A next-generation color appearance model," IS&T/SID 10th Color Imaging Conference, Scottsdale, 33-38 (2002). Download

M.D. Fairchild, "Image quality measurement and modeling for digital photography," International Congress on Imaging Science, Tokyo, 318-319 (2002). Download

M.D. Fairchild, "Current Status of CIE Color Appearance Models," AIC Color 01, Rochester, 550-553 (2001). Download

M.D. Fairchild, "On the Perception of Brightness and Contrast of Variegated Backgrounds," ISCC 2nd Panchromatic Conference, Savannah, (2000). Download

M.D. Fairchild, "Measuring and Modeling Image Quality," Chester F. Carlson Center for Imaging Science Industrial Associates Program, Rochester, October (1999). Download

M.D. Fairchild, "Modeling Observer Metamerism through Monte Carlo Simulation,"OSA Annual Meeting, Rochester, 126 (1996). Download