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Contribution to the colour segmentation by means of an algorithm which reduces the CCDs saturation problems

  • Jordi Regincós Isern
  • Joan Batlle Grabulosa
Poster Session A: Color & Texture, Enhancement, Image Analysis & Pattern Recognition, Segmentation
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1310)

Abstract

Sometimes, the results provided by colour image processing systems are not accurate enough due to the physical process of image formation. One of that problems is colour clipping, which appear when at least one of the sensor components is saturated. We propose a method to recover the chromatic information of those pixels on which colour has been clipped. The chromatic correction method is based on the fact that some chromatic characteristics are invariant to the uniform scaling of the three RGB components. In this paper we present this method and one study of the chromatic components to which it can be applied.

Key Words

Colour Clipping Colour recovering Colour segmentation 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jordi Regincós Isern
    • 1
  • Joan Batlle Grabulosa
    • 1
  1. 1.Institut d'Informàtica i AplicacionsUniversitat de GironaGironaSpain

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