Publisher : The Korean Institute of Broadcast and Media Engineers
DOI : 10.5909/JBE.2015.20.5.770
Title & Authors
Efficient Color Image Enhancement Technique using Saturation Components of Color Images Kim, Jin Ho; Gil, Min Kyun; Lee, Chang Woo;
The contrast of the intensity components of color images usually needs to be improved in order to enhance the visual quality of color images. However, pure color regions can be saturated due to the excessive enhancement of that color. In this paper, a new method for enhancing the visual quality of color images using saturation components in the HSI color space is proposed, and the same enhancement technique in the YCbCr color space is proposed. Computer simulations show that the proposed method provides improved visual quality compared to the conventional methods.
image enhancement;contrast enhancement;HSI color space;YCbCr color space;saturation components;
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