Patent Number: 8,717,648

Title: Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and computer program product

Abstract: An image processing apparatus includes: a setting unit that sets a color index representing a category to which an achromatic color and at least one chromatic color that are included in image data belong; an adjustment unit that adjusts a color tone of the achromatic color belonging to the category that is indicated by the set color index in accordance with a hue of the chromatic color belonging to the category; and a generation unit that generates image data including the chromatic color belonging to the category and the achromatic color of which the color tone is adjusted by the adjustment unit.

Inventors: Togami; Atsushi (Kanagawa, JP)

Assignee: Ricoh Company, Limited

International Classification: G03F 3/08 (20060101); H04N 1/60 (20060101); G06K 9/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 5/06/12018