Encyclopedia of Color Science and Technology

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| Editors: Ronnier Luo

Color Scene Statistics, Chromatic Scene Statistics

  • Yoko Mizokami
Living reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-27851-8_212-1



Color scene statistics or chromatic scene statistics are statistical characteristics of scene color. There are a number of ways to analyze color scenes (natural scenes) statistically in relation to vision, such as the average color, color distribution, Bayesian model, principal component analysis, and probabilistic models. Color scene statistics are closely related to the evolution and development of the color vision mechanism at every level of the visual system.


Color vision has evolved with the natural environment. Thus, the color statistics of a natural scene must have an enormous impact on the evolution and development of the color vision mechanism. There have been many attempts to analyze natural scene statistics and find the connection to the color vision mechanism as well as other aspects of the visual...


Color Vision Independent Component Analysis Natural Scene Color Statistic Color Distribution 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Graduate School of Advanced Integration ScienceChiba UniversityChibaJapan