Lawrence Taplin

Assistant Scientist


Contact Information

Emaillawrence.taplin@rit.edu


Selected Publications

THESES
Taplin, L.A., Spectral Modeling of A Six-color Inkjet Printer, M.S. Thesis, Rochester Institute of Technology, College of Science, Center for Imaging Science, Rochester, New York, United States, December (2001)
 
 
REFEREED JOURNAL ARTICLES
Zhao, Y.; Berns, R.S.; Taplin, L.A.; Coddington, J., An investigation of multispectral imaging for the mapping of pigments in paintings, SPIE, 6810, 681007-9 (2008)
 
Chen, Y.; Berns, R.S.; Taplin, L.A.; Imai, F.H., A multi-ink color-separation algorithm improving image quality, Journal of Imaging Science & Technology, 52, 2 (2007)
 
Berns, R.S.; Taplin, L.A.; Imai, F.H.; Day, E.A.; Day, D.C., A Comparison of Small-Aperture and Image-Based Spectrophotometry of Paintings, Studies in Conservation, 50, 4 (2006)
 
Day, E.A.; Berns, R.S.; Taplin, L.A.; Imai, F.H., A Psychophysical experiment evaluating the color and the spatial-image quality of several multi-spectral image capture techniques, Journal of Imaging Science & Technology, 48, pp. 99-110 (2004)
 
Day, E.A.; Taplin, L.A.; Berns, R.S., Colorimetric characterization of a computer-controlled liquid crystal display, Color Research and Application, 29, pp. 365-373 (2004)
 
Chen, Y.; Berns, R.S.; Taplin, L.A., Six color printer characterization using an optimized cellular Yule-Nielsen spectral Neugebauer model, Journal of Imaging Science & Technology, 48, pp. 519-528 (2004)
 
CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS
Ashbaugh, J.C.; Berns, R.S.; Darling, B.A.; Taplin, L.A., Artist material BRDF database for computer graphics rendering, Proc. IS&T/SID Seventeenth Color Imaging Conference, IS&T/SID, Color Imaging Conference, Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States, pp. 62-68(2009)
 
Berns, R.S.; Zhao, Y.; Taplin, L.A.; Coddington, J.; McGlinchey, C.; Martins, A., The Use of Spectral Imaging as an Analytical Tool for Art Conservation, American Institute of Conservation, Annual Meeting, Los Angeles, California, United States (2009)
 
Berns, R.S.; Taplin, L.A.; Urban, P.; Zhao, Y., Spectral Color Reproduction of Paintings, GIV (Fourth European Conference on Color in Graphics, Imaging and Vision), Barcelona, Spain, pp. 484-488 (2008)
 
Chen, Y.; Berns, R.S.; Taplin, L.A., Model Evaluation for Computer Graphics Renderings of Artist Paint Surfaces, Proc. of Fifthteenth Color Imaging Conference: Color Science and Engineering, Systems, Technologies and Applications, IS&T/SID, Color Imaging Conference, Springfield, VA, United States, pp. 54-59, November (2007)
 
Berns, R.S.; Taplin, L.A.; Nezamabadi, M.; Mohammadi, M.; Zhao, Y., Spectral imaging using a commercial color-filter array digital camera, ICOM, 14th Triennal ICOM-CC meeting, The Hague, , Netherlands, pp. 743-750, September (2005)
 
Smoyer, E.P.; Taplin, L.A.; Berns, R.S., Experimental Evaluation of Museum Case Study Digital Camera Systems, Proceedings of the IS&T, IS&T, IS&T's 2005 Archiving Conference, Washington, District of Columbia, United States, pp. 85-89 (2005)
 
Berns, R.S.; Taplin, L.A.; Nezamabadi, M.; Zhao, Y.; Okumura, Y., High-Accuracy Digital Imaging of Cultural Heritage without Visual Editing, IS&T, IS&T's 2005 Archiving Conference, , Washington, DC, United States, pp. 91-95 (2005)
 
Zhao, Y.; Berns, R.S.; Okumura, Y.; Taplin, L.A., Improvement of Spectral Imaging by Pigment Mapping, IS&T/SID, Thirteenth Color Imaging Conference, Scottsdale, Arizona, United States, pp. 40-45 (2005)
 
Chen, Y.; Berns, R.S.; Taplin, L.A., Improving the Color Constancy of Prints by Ink Design,Thirteenth Color Imaging Conference, Scottsdale, Arizona, pp. 159-160 (2005)
 
Berns, R.S.; Byrns, S.; Casadio, F.; Fledler, I.; Gallagher, C.; Imai, F.H.; Newman, A.; Rosen, M.R.; Taplin, L.A., Rejuvenating the appearance of Seurat's A Sunday on La Grande Jatte - 1884 using colour and imaging science techniques - a simulation, Proc. of the 10th Congress of the International Colour Association, International Colour Association, AIC Colour 05, Granada, Andalucia, Spain, pp. 1669-1672 (2005)
 
Taplin, L.A.; Berns, R.S., Practical spectral capture systems for museum imaging, Proc. of the 10th Congress of the International Colour Association, International Colour Association, 10th Congress of the International Colour Association, , Granada, Spain, pp. 1287-1290 (2005)
 
Chen, Y.; Berns, R.S.; Taplin, L.A., Exploring the color inconstancy of prints, Proc. of the 10th Congress of the International Colour Association, Granada, Spain, pp. 657-660 (2005)
 
Zhao, Y.; Taplin, L.A.; Nezamabadi, M.; Berns, R.S., Using the Matrix R Method for Spectral Image Archives, Proc. of the 10th Congress of the International Colour Association, International Colour Association, 10th Congress of the International Colour Association, , Granada, Spain, pp. 469-472 (2005)
 
Mohammadi, M.; Nezamabadi, M.; Berns, R.S.; Taplin, L.A., A Prototype Calibration Target for Spectral Imaging, International Colour Association, 10th Congress of the International Colour Association, , Granada, Spain, pp. 387-390 (2005)
 
Mohammadi, M.; Nezamabadi, M.; Berns, R.S.; Taplin, L.A., Spectral Imaging Target Development Based on Hiearchical Cluster Analysis, Proceedings IS&T/SID, IS&T/SID, Color Imaging Conference, Multi-spectral / Multi-primary Systems, Scottsdale, Arizona, United States, pp. 59-64, November (2004)
 
Chen, Y.; Berns, R.S.; Taplin, L.A., Extending Printing Color Gamut by Optimizing the Spectral Reflectance of Inks, Proceedings IS&T/SID, IS&T/SID, Color Imaging Conference, Design of Colorants, Scottsdale, Arizona, United States, pp. 163-169, November (2004)
 
Taplin, L.A.; Johnson, G.M., When Good Hues Go Bad, Proceedings of the IS&T, IS&T, Second European Conference on Color in Graphics, Imaging and Vision, Aachen, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany, pp. 348-352, April (2004)
 
Berns, R.S.; Taplin, L.A.; Imai, F.H.; Day, E.A.; Day, D.C., Spectral Imaging of Matisse's Pot of Geraniums: A Case Study, Proceedings IS&T/SID, IS&T/SID, Color Imaging Conference, Spotlight Presentations II , Scottsdale, Arizona, United States, pp. 149-153, November (2003)
 
Day, E.A.; Berns, R.S.; Taplin, L.A.; Imai, F.H., A Psychophysical Experiment Evaluating the Color Accuracy of Several Multispectral Image Capture Techniques, Proceedings of the IS&T, PICS 2003, International Technical Conference on The Science and Systems of Digital Photography, Rochester, New York, United States, May (2003)
 
Day, E.A.; Berns, R.S.; Taplin, L.A.; Imai, F.H., A Psychophysical Experiment Evaluating the Color Accuracy of Several Multispectral Image Capture Techniques, Proc. of IS&T PICS Conference, IS&T, PICS, Springfield, Virginia, United States, pp. 199-204 (2003)
 
Chen, Y.; Berns, R.S.; Taplin, L.A.; Imai, F.H., A Multi-Ink Color-Separation Algorithm Maximizing Color Constancy, 11th Color Imaging Conference, IS&T, Color Imaging Conference, 11th Color Imaging Conference, Springfield, Virginia, United States, pp. 277-281 (2003)
 
Taplin, L.A.; Berns, R.S., Spectral Color Reproduction Based on Six-Color Inkjet Output System, Proceedings of the IS&T, IS&T, Color Imaging Conference, Interactive Session, Scottsdale, Arizona, United States, pp. 209-213, November (2001)
 
Rosen, M.R.; Taplin, L.A.; Imai, F.H.; Berns, R.S.; Ohta, N., Answering Hunt's web shopping challenge: spectral color management for a virtual swatch, Proceedings of the IS&T, IS&T, Color Imaging Conference, Interactive Session , Scottsdale, Arizona, United States, pp. 267-273 (2001)
 
TECHNICAL REPORTS
Chen, T.; Taplin, L.A.; Berns, R.S., Artist Material Database BRDF Fitting, Rochester Institute of Technology, College of Science, Center for Imaging Science, Munsell Color Science Laboratory, Rochester, New York, United States, March (2011)
 
Berns, R.S.; Taplin, L.A., Practical Spectral Imaging Using a Color-Filter Array Digital Camera,Rochester Institute of Technology, College of Science, Center for Imaging Science, Munsell Color Science Laboratory, Rochester, New York, United States, July (2006)
 
Berns, R.S.; Taplin, L.A., Evaluation of a Modified Sinar 54M Digital Camera at the National Gallery of Art, Washington DC during April, 2005, Rochester Institute of Technology, College of Science, Center for Imaging Science, Munsell Color Science Laboratory, Rochester, New York, United States, July (2005)
 
Zhao, Y.; Taplin, L.A.; Nezamabadi, M.; Berns, R.S., Methods of Spectral Reflectance Reconstruction for A Sinarback 54 Digital Camera, Rochester Institute of Technology, College of Science, Center for Imaging Science, Munsell Color Science Laboratory, Rochester, New York, United States, December (2004)
 
Berns, R.S.; Taplin, L.A.; Nezamabadi, M.; Zhao, Y., Modifications of a Sinarback 54 Digital Camera for Spectral and High-Accuracy Colorimetric Imaging: Simulations and Experiments,Rochester Institute of Technology, College of Science, Center for Imaging Science, Munsell Color Science Laboratory, Rochester, New York, United States, June (2004)
 
Mohammadi, M.; Nezamabadi, M.; Taplin, L.A.; Berns, R.S., Pigment Selection Using Kubelka Munk Turbid Media Theory and Non-Negative Least Square Technique, Rochester Institute of Technology, College of Science, Center for Imaging Science, Munsell Color Science Laboratory, Rochester, New York, United States, June (2004)
 
Imai, F.H.; Taplin, L.A.; Day, E.A., Comparative study of spectral reflectance estimation based on broad-band Imaging systems, Rochester Institute of Technology, College of Science, Center for Imaging Science, Munsell Color Science Laboratory, Rochester, New York, United States, April (2003)
 
Imai, F.H.; Taplin, L.A.; Day, D.C.; Day, E.A.; Berns, R.S., Imaging at the National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C., Rochester Institute of Technology, College of Science, Center for Imaging Science, Munsell Color Science Laboratory, Rochester, New York, United States, December (2002)
 
Imai, F.H.; Taplin, L.A.; Day, E.A., Comparison of the accuracy of various transformations from multi-band images to reflectance spectra, Rochester Institute of Technology, College of Science, Center for Imaging Science, Munsell Color Science Laboratory, Rochester, New York, United States (2002)
 
PATENTS
Berns, R.S.; Taplin, L.A.; Arai, Y.; Katsuyama, K.; Ito, T., Production of color conversion profile for printing, US PATENT 7,706,604, issued to Seiko Epson Corporation, April (2010)
 
Berns, R.S.; Taplin, L.A.; Arai, Y.; Katsuyama, K.; Ito, T., Production of color conversion profile for printing, US PATENT 7,652,789, issued to Seiko Epson Corporation, January (2010)
 
Berns, R.S.; Taplin, L.A.; Arai, Y.; Osawa, M., Production of a color conversion profile utilizing comparison of spectral reflectance data and comparative colors, US PATENT 7,605,943, issued to Seiko Epson Corporation, October (2009)
 
Berns, R.S.; Taplin, L.A.; Liang, T.Z., Spectral color reproduction with six color output, US Patent 6,698,860, issued to E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company, March (2004)