Automatic Perceptual Color Quantization of Dermoscopic Images

Vittoria Bruni, Giuliana Ramella, Domenico Vitulano

Abstract

The paper presents a novel method for color quantization (CQ) of dermoscopic images. The proposed method consists of an iterative procedure that selects image regions in a hierarchical way, according to the visual importance of their colors. Each region provides a color for the palette which is used for quantization. The method is automatic, image dependent and computationally not demanding. Preliminary results show that the mean square error of quantized dermoscopic images is competitive with existing CQ approaches.

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Bruni V., Ramella G. and Vitulano D. (2015). Automatic Perceptual Color Quantization of Dermoscopic Images . In Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications - Volume 1: VISAPP, (VISIGRAPP 2015) ISBN 978-989-758-089-5, pages 323-330. DOI: 10.5220/0005304903230330


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@conference{visapp15,
author={Vittoria Bruni and Giuliana Ramella and Domenico Vitulano},
title={Automatic Perceptual Color Quantization of Dermoscopic Images},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications - Volume 1: VISAPP, (VISIGRAPP 2015)},
year={2015},
pages={323-330},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0005304903230330},
isbn={978-989-758-089-5},
}


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TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications - Volume 1: VISAPP, (VISIGRAPP 2015)
TI - Automatic Perceptual Color Quantization of Dermoscopic Images
SN - 978-989-758-089-5
AU - Bruni V.
AU - Ramella G.
AU - Vitulano D.
PY - 2015
SP - 323
EP - 330
DO - 10.5220/0005304903230330