Modeling human color categorization: Color discrimination and color memory

T. Heskes (Editor), Egon van den Broek, P. Lucas (Editor), Maria A. Hendriks, L.G. Vuurpijl (Editor), M.J.H. Puts, W. Wiegerinck (Editor)

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    Color matching in Content-Based Image Retrieval is done using a color space and measuring distances between colors. Such an approach yields non-intuitive results for the user. We introduce color categories (or focal colors), determine that they are valid, and use them in two experiments. The experiments conducted prove the difference between color categorization by the cognitive processes color discrimination and color memory. In addition, they yield a Color Look-Up Table, which can improve color matching, that can be seen as a model for human color matching.
    Original languageUndefined
    Number of pages8
    Publication statusPublished - 23 Oct 2003
    Event15th Belgium-Dutch Conference on Artificial Intelligence, BNAIC 2003 - Nijmegen, Netherlands
    Duration: 23 Oct 200324 Oct 2003
    Conference number: 15


    Conference15th Belgium-Dutch Conference on Artificial Intelligence, BNAIC 2003
    Abbreviated titleBNAIC


    • HMI-HF: Human Factors
    • IR-79008
    • discrimination
    • Memory
    • color matching
    • EWI-21038
    • Content-Based Image Retrieval (CBIR)
    • Modeling

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