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A method of detecting skin tone pixels in an input image and adjusting color values thereof for an output image is disclosed. The method comprises determining for each of a plurality of pixels in an input image whether initial chromaticity values of each of said pixels lie within a skin tone area defined in a chromaticity plane. The method further comprises amending the initial chromaticity values of those pixels that have chromaticity values lying within said skin tone area to obtain amended chromaticity values for use in obtaining an output image.

Title
Method of and apparatus for detecting and adjusting colour values of skin tone pixels
Application Number
12/328085
Publication Number
8194978 (B2)
Application Date
December 4, 2008
Publication Date
June 5, 2012
Inventor
Yucel Altunbasak
Alpharetta
GA, US
Hüseyin Özdemir
Istanbul
TR
Agent
Conley Rose P C
Assignee
Vestel Elektronik Sanayi Ve Ticaret
TR
IPC
G06K 9/34
G06K 9/00
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