MPEG-7 Color Descriptors and Their Applications

  • Leszek Cieplinski
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2124)


Color is one of the most important and easily identifiable features for describing visual content. The MPEG standardization group developed a number of descriptors that cover different aspects of this important visual feature. The objective of this paper is to review them and present some applications of the color descriptors by themselves and in combination with other visual descriptors.


image indexing color descriptor MPEG-7 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Leszek Cieplinski
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  1. 1.Visual Information LaboratoryMitsubishi Electric Information Technology Centre EuropeGuildfordUK

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