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Color Transfer between Images
September/October 2001 (vol. 21 no. 5)
pp. 34-41

Color postprocessing is widely applied in computer graphics and photography. Examples include gamma correction and color constancy correction. The authors show how a simple statistical analysis carried out in a carefully chosen color space is used to impose one image's color characteristics upon another. They can correct the color by choosing an appropriate source image and applying its statistics to a target image.

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Erik Reinhard, Michael Ashikhmin, Bruce Gooch, Peter Shirley, "Color Transfer between Images," IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, vol. 21, no. 5, pp. 34-41, Sept.-Oct. 2001, doi:10.1109/38.946629
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