Classification-Based Color Constancy

  • Simone Bianco
  • Gianluigi Ciocca
  • Claudio Cusano
  • Raimondo Schettini
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5188)


In this work, we investigate how illuminant estimation techniques can be improved using indoor/outdoor classification. The illuminant estimation algorithms considered are derived from the framework recently proposed by Van de Weijer and Gevers. We have designed a strategy for the selection of the most appropriate algorithm on the basis of the classification results. We have tested the proposed strategy on a subset of the widely used Funt and Ciurea dataset. Experimental results clearly demonstrate that our strategy outperforms general purpose algorithms.


Video Clip Color Constancy Pattern Search Method Pattern Search Algorithm Decision Forest 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Simone Bianco
    • 1
  • Gianluigi Ciocca
    • 1
  • Claudio Cusano
    • 1
  • Raimondo Schettini
    • 1
  1. 1.DISCo (Dipartimento di Informatica, Sistemistica e Comunicazione)Università degli Studi di Milano-BicoccaMilanoItaly

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