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Optimized Point Selection Process

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000036841D
Original Publication Date: 1989-Nov-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Jan-29

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Authors:
Boorom, KF [+details]

Abstract

This invention relates to a method for obtaining a discrete, best-fit continuum color space using a two-pass process for ascertaining the closest one of a set of spatially distributed points to an arbitrary point. The coordinates of each point in the set and the arbitrary point are known a priori. The two-pass process permits (a) the sorting of points (coarse stage), and (b) executing a fast path to the minimal distance point (fine stage).