GPU SPECTRAL VIEWER - A Tool for an Enhanced Colorimetric Perspective of Cultural Heritage

Denis Pitzalis, Philippe Colantoni, Ruven Pillay, Genevieve Aitken

Abstract

During the EU IST project CRISATEL the consortium made around one hundred multispectral scans of paintings conserved in several museums. The high resolution images obtained allow us to not only have an accurate colour rendering but also to perform in depth quantitative scientific measurement on the colour structure of these works of art. One of these paintings in particular required special attention. It was Leonardo da Vinci’s “Mona Lisa”. In order to study it special GPU-based software was developed. In this paper we will present how GPU computation and computer vision can deliver the high performance and the analytic capability required to study complex works of art in a different and subtle way.

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in Harvard Style

Pitzalis D., Colantoni P., Pillay R. and Aitken G. (2008). GPU SPECTRAL VIEWER - A Tool for an Enhanced Colorimetric Perspective of Cultural Heritage . In Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Computer Graphics Theory and Applications - Volume 1: AST, (VISIGRAPP 2008) ISBN 978-989-8111-20-3, pages 492-496. DOI: 10.5220/0001100304920496


in Bibtex Style

@conference{ast08,
author={Denis Pitzalis and Philippe Colantoni and Ruven Pillay and Genevieve Aitken},
title={GPU SPECTRAL VIEWER - A Tool for an Enhanced Colorimetric Perspective of Cultural Heritage},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Computer Graphics Theory and Applications - Volume 1: AST, (VISIGRAPP 2008)},
year={2008},
pages={492-496},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0001100304920496},
isbn={978-989-8111-20-3},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Computer Graphics Theory and Applications - Volume 1: AST, (VISIGRAPP 2008)
TI - GPU SPECTRAL VIEWER - A Tool for an Enhanced Colorimetric Perspective of Cultural Heritage
SN - 978-989-8111-20-3
AU - Pitzalis D.
AU - Colantoni P.
AU - Pillay R.
AU - Aitken G.
PY - 2008
SP - 492
EP - 496
DO - 10.5220/0001100304920496