Glasbey, C.A. and van der Heijden, Gerie and Toh, Vivian F.K. and Gray, Alison (2007) Colour displays for categorical images. Colour Research & Application, 32 (4). pp. 304-309.
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We propose a method for identifying a set of colours for displaying 2-D and 3-D categorical images when the categories are unordered labels. The principle is to find maximally distinct sets of colours. We either generate colours sequentially, to maximise the dissimilarity or distance between a new colour and the set of colours already chosen, or use a simulated annealing algorithm to find a set of colours of specified size. In both cases, we use a Euclidean metric on the perceptual colour space, CIE-LAB, to specify distances.
|Keywords:||pseudo-colour, look-up table, perceptually uniform colour space, RGB, CIELAB, colour quantization, Mathematics|
|Subjects:||Science > Mathematics|
|Department:||Faculty of Science > Mathematics and Statistics|
|Depositing user:||Pure Administrator|
|Date Deposited:||08 Apr 2011 09:16|
|Last modified:||21 May 2015 13:11|
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