RGB Conversions

Code

//Reference-X, Y and Z refer to specific illuminants and observers.
//Common reference values are available below in this same page.

var_X = X / Reference-X
var_Y = Y / Reference-Y
var_Z = Z / Reference-Z

if ( var_X > 0.008856 ) var_X = var_X ^ ( 1/3 )
else                    var_X = ( 7.787 * var_X ) + ( 16 / 116 )
if ( var_Y > 0.008856 ) var_Y = var_Y ^ ( 1/3 )
else                    var_Y = ( 7.787 * var_Y ) + ( 16 / 116 )
if ( var_Z > 0.008856 ) var_Z = var_Z ^ ( 1/3 )
else                    var_Z = ( 7.787 * var_Z ) + ( 16 / 116 )

CIE-L* = ( 116 * var_Y ) - 16
CIE-a* = 500 * ( var_X - var_Y )
CIE-b* = 200 * ( var_Y - var_Z )

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