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PNG (Portable Network Graphics) Specification

Version 1.0

W3C Recommendation 01-October-1996

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18. References

Hall, Roy, Illumination and Color in Computer Generated Imagery. Springer-Verlag, New York, 1989. ISBN 0-387-96774-5.
Kasson, J., and W. Plouffe, "An Analysis of Selected Computer Interchange Color Spaces", ACM Transactions on Graphics, vol 11 no 4 (1992), pp 373-405.
Lilley, C., F. Lin, W.T. Hewitt, and T.L.J. Howard, Colour in Computer Graphics. CVCP, Sheffield, 1993. ISBN 1-85889-022-5.
Also available from
Stone, M.C., W.B. Cowan, and J.C. Beatty, "Color gamut mapping and the printing of digital images", ACM Transactions on Graphics, vol 7 no 3 (1988), pp 249-292.
Travis, David, Effective Color Displays --- Theory and Practice. Academic Press, London, 1991. ISBN 0-12-697690-2.
Poynton, C., "Gamma FAQ".
International Organization for Standardization, "Information Processing Systems --- Data Communication High-Level Data Link Control Procedure --- Frame Structure", IS 3309, October 1984, 3rd Edition.
International Organization for Standardization, "Information Processing --- 8-bit Single-Byte Coded Graphic Character Sets --- Part 1: Latin Alphabet No. 1", IS 8859-1, 1987.
Also see sample files at
International Telecommunications Union, "Basic Parameter Values for the HDTV Standard for the Studio and for International Programme Exchange", ITU-R Recommendation BT.709 (formerly CCIR Rec. 709), 1990.
International Telecommunications Union, "Error-correcting Procedures for DCEs Using Asynchronous-to-Synchronous Conversion", ITU-T Recommendation V.42, 1994, Rev. 1.
Paeth, A.W., "Image File Compression Made Easy", in Graphics Gems II, James Arvo, editor. Academic Press, San Diego, 1991. ISBN 0-12-064480-0.
Adobe Systems Incorporated, PostScript Language Reference Manual, 2nd edition. Addison-Wesley, Reading, 1990. ISBN 0-201-18127-4.
PNG Group, "PNG Special-Purpose Public Chunks". Available in several formats from
Braden, R., Editor, "Requirements for Internet Hosts --- Application and Support", STD 3, RFC 1123, USC/Information Sciences Institute, October 1989.
Borenstein, N., and N. Freed, "MIME (Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions) Part One: Mechanisms for Specifying and Describing the Format of Internet Message Bodies", RFC 1521, Bellcore, Innosoft, September 1993.
Postel, J., "Media Type Registration Procedure", RFC 1590, USC/Information Sciences Institute, March 1994.
Deutsch, P. and J-L. Gailly, "ZLIB Compressed Data Format Specification version 3.3", RFC 1950, Aladdin Enterprises, May 1996.
Deutsch, P., "DEFLATE Compressed Data Format Specification version 1.3", RFC 1951, Aladdin Enterprises, May 1996.
Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers, "Television --- Composite Analog Video Signal --- NTSC for Studio Applications", SMPTE-170M, 1994.

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