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Color Removal Considering Differences of Colors and Achromatic Color Preservation
Go TANAKA Noriaki SUETAKE Eiji UCHINO
IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Fundamentals of Electronics, Communications and Computer Sciences
Publication Date: 2013/11/01
Online ISSN: 1745-1337
Print ISSN: 0916-8508
Type of Manuscript: LETTER
color removal, achromatic color preservation, color image,
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In this letter, a novel color removal method considering differences of colors in an input color image and achromatic color preservation is proposed. The achromatic color preservation is assigning lightness values to gray-levels concerning achromatic pixels for natural impression. The effectiveness and validity of the proposed method are verified by experiments.