publication . Article . 2014

Identification of pigments by multispectral imaging; a flowchart method

Antonino Cosentino;
Open Access English
  • Published: 17 Mar 2014 Journal: Heritage Science, volume 2, issue 1, page 8 (issn: 2050-7445, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Springer Nature
Abstract
The literature on the application of Multispectral and Hyperspectral imaging for identification of pigments on artworks is sparse. While these methods do not provide the analytical capability that spectroscopies do offer, the use of spectral imaging has the advantage of being a rapid and relatively low-cost solution for the examination of large areas. This paper presents a flowchart for the identification of historical pigments applied with gum Arabic using multispectral imaging (wavelength ranging from 360 to 1700 nm) performed with a modified digital camera for infrared, visible and ultraviolet photography; and an InGaAs camera for infrared reflectography. The...
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free text keywords: Archaeology, Conservation, Pixel, Ultraviolet photography, Digital camera, business.product_category, business, Spectral imaging, medicine.medical_specialty, medicine, Hyperspectral imaging, Hue, Multispectral image, Computer vision, Flowchart, law.invention, law, Artificial intelligence, business.industry
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