Printer color correction involves the implementation of a transformation from a device independent color space to device dependent coordinates. This transformation is often implemented as a lookup table (LUT). In this paper, we investigate the effect of the choice of the input device independent color space on the accuracy of a color correction LUT. We examine the use of both standard color spaces, and a color space that is derived with information about the gamut of a particular printer. Each color space is evaluated by 1) the accuracy with which the LUT in that space inverts a printer model; 2) the volume of the printer gamut in that space; 3) the percentage of nodes of the LUT within printer gamut. Results indicate that these three metrics correlate reasonably well, and that the colorimetric RGB spaces are generally superior to luminance-chrominance spaces.
Raja Balasubramanian, "Color Transformations for Printer Color Correction" in Proc. IS&T 2nd Color and Imaging Conf., 1994, pp 62 - 65, https://doi.org/10.2352/CIC.1994.2.1.art00018