The number of discernible colors in natural scenes.


The number of colors discernible by normal trichromats has been estimated for the idealized object-color solid. How well these estimates apply to natural scenes is an open question, as it is unknown how much their colors approach the theoretical limits. The aim of this work was to estimate the number of discernible colors based on a database of… (More)

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@article{Linhares2008TheNO, title={The number of discernible colors in natural scenes.}, author={Jo{\~a}o Manuel Maciel Linhares and Paulo Daniel Pinto and S{\'e}rgio Miguel Cardoso Nascimento}, journal={Journal of the Optical Society of America. A, Optics, image science, and vision}, year={2008}, volume={25 12}, pages={2918-24} }