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Smooth Context based Color Transfer

by Dao Nam Anh
International Journal of Computer Applications
Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Volume 116 - Number 15
Year of Publication: 2015
Authors: Dao Nam Anh

Dao Nam Anh . Smooth Context based Color Transfer. International Journal of Computer Applications. 116, 15 ( April 2015), 29-37. DOI=10.5120/20413-2825

@article{ 10.5120/20413-2825,
author = { Dao Nam Anh },
title = { Smooth Context based Color Transfer },
journal = { International Journal of Computer Applications },
issue_date = { April 2015 },
volume = { 116 },
number = { 15 },
month = { April },
year = { 2015 },
issn = { 0975-8887 },
pages = { 29-37 },
numpages = {9},
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doi = { 10.5120/20413-2825 },
publisher = {Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA},
address = {New York, USA}
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%P 29-37
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%I Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA

Color transfer is an emerging framework for dealing with ubiquitous color manipulation in media such as documents and images. Despite the notable progress made in the field, there remains a need for designers that can represent the same information in personalization and corresponding to media context. This work presents adaptive color transfer method using cross-disciplinary interaction of semantic context and bilateral filters. Colors in the method are transferred softly in matching with saliency distributed context. Preliminary results show that the framework is highly keeping consistency and promising. Consequently in this work,a solution of tone mapping by color transfer is introduced. Experimental results are further showed pertaining for automatic handling colors and contrast.

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Index Terms

Computer Science
Information Sciences


Context smooth color transfer bilateral filter saliency tone mapping