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HARTLEY CONSULTING
Solving
Complex Operational and Organizational Problems

Topic: Computer Color Matching

Dr. Dean S. Hartley III

Before computers, if a woman wanted her shoes to match her dress for a dance, a human would look at the dress color and make up a dye formula, given the fabric type on the shoes, that would make a match.  Good, experienced people good do it every time.  Unfortunately, such people are rare.  Computers can take mechanicanized measures of the reflected color of the dress and compare that to the projected colors produced by dyes on the type of fabric covering the shoes (not necessarily the same as the dress fabric).  Unfortunately, the human eye has its own metric for color matching and it is not the simple metric of computer measures.

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Year Client Project
1970 Deering Milliken Research Corp Improve a computer color matching program.

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HARTLEY CONSULTING
Solving Complex Operational and Organizational Problems
Dr. Dean S. Hartley III, Principal