## Discrete Random Walks, DRW'03

### Cyril Banderier and Christian Krattenthaler (eds.)

### DMTCS Conference Volume AC (2003), pp. 289-300

author: | Klaus Simon and Beat Trachsler |
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title: | A Random Walk Approach for Light Scattering in Material |

keywords: | Random Walk, Kubelka-Munk, Light Scattering, First-Passage Time Probability, Narayana Numbers, Catalan Numbers, Chebyshev Polynomials |

abstract: | Understanding reflection is one of the key competences in graphic arts industry. A very popular approach was given by Kubelka and Munk [1931] who derived a simple relationship between the scattering and absorption coefficients and the overall reflectance. This paper presents an alternative approach which describes the behavior of light in matter as a special kind of random walk. |

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reference: | Klaus Simon and Beat Trachsler
(2003), A Random Walk Approach for Light Scattering in
Material, in Discrete Random Walks, DRW'03, Cyril
Banderier and Christian Krattenthaler (eds.), Discrete
Mathematics and Theoretical Computer Science Proceedings
AC, pp. 289-300 |

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