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Characterization of color texture: color texture based sorting of tiles
Author(s): Y. Bourada; Dominique Lafon; O. Eterradossi
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Paper Abstract

Many materials used by the building industry show a color texture which affects the product commercial value. This texture can be seen as the spatial arrangement of regions of acceptable color differences. This work describes an appearance based automated sorting via color texture analysis, using ceramic tiles as example. Textural analysis of the tiles digital images expressed in CIEL*a*b* color system is performed through the analysis of intrinsic features of each region and relationships between regions. Results obtained through the automated process are compared to a visual sorting which leads to calculation of application dependant color and texture tolerances.

Paper Details

Date Published: 7 September 1998
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 3409, Electronic Imaging: Processing, Printing, and Publishing in Color, (7 September 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.324126
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Y. Bourada, Ecole des Mines d'Ales (France)
Dominique Lafon, Ecole des Mines d'Ales (France)
O. Eterradossi, Ecole des Mines d'Ales (France)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3409:
Electronic Imaging: Processing, Printing, and Publishing in Color

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