Color texture classification by wavelet energy correlation signatures

  • G. Van de WouwerEmail author
  • S. Livens
  • P. Scheunders
  • D. Van Dyck
Session 4: Color & Texture
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1310)


In the last decade, multiscale techniques for gray-level texture analysis have been intensively studied. In this paper, we aim on extending these techniques to color images. We introduce wavelet energy-correlation signatures and we derive the transformation of these signatures upon linear color space transformations. Classification experiments demonstrate that the wavelet correlation features contain more information than the intensity or the energy features of each color plane separately. The influence of image representation in color space is evaluated.


Color Image Color Space Recognition Rate Wavelet Energy Color Plane 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • G. Van de Wouwer
    • 1
    Email author
  • S. Livens
    • 1
  • P. Scheunders
    • 1
  • D. Van Dyck
    • 1
  1. 1.Vision Lab, Department of PhysicsUniversity of AntwerpAntwerpenBelgium

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