Proposal of New Signed Color Distance for Color-to-Gray Conversion

Shi BAO  Go TANAKA  

Publication
IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Fundamentals of Electronics, Communications and Computer Sciences   Vol.E98-A   No.2   pp.796-800
Publication Date: 2015/02/01
Online ISSN: 1745-1337
DOI: 10.1587/transfun.E98.A.796
Type of Manuscript: LETTER
Category: Image
Keyword: 
color-to-gray conversion,  color distance,  color image,  

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Summary: 
A new signed color distance for color-to-gray conversion is proposed. It is suited to reflect gradation and detailed color change in an input color image into an output monochrome image. Experiments show the effectiveness of the proposed distance.