The Kaleidoscopic Mathematics of Colors

What is amazing about mathematics is that it can be used to represent or approximate reality.  Shapes can be represented by graphs, patterns by equations, and events by mathematical models. In this post, we discuss another type of representation — the mathematics  of colors.

The RGB Colors

Although movies and animations, nowadays, show vibrant and life-like colors, all of the colors we see are just combinations of three primary colors: red, green, and blue. The technology used in many of these movies (both software and hardware) use the red-green-blue or the RGB color model. » Read more