Patent Number: 7,088,856

Title: Method for quantization of histogram bin value of image

Abstract: A method for quantization of a color histogram bin value of an image or video, and more particularly, a method for non-uniform quantization of a color histogram bin value of an image (or video) according to the frequency of color occurrence is provided. The methods effectively represent the characteristics of a color histogram of an image in comparison to conventional art, and improve the performance of image retrieval when an image (video) retrieval search is conducted.

Inventors: Lee; Ji Eun (Seoul, KR), Kim; Hyeon Jun (Seongnam, KR)

Assignee: LG Electronics Inc.

International Classification: G06K 9/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/08/02018