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col·or con·stan·cy

unchanging perception of the color of an object despite changes in lighting or viewing conditions.
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A recently published colour constancy method [ 11] reported far better results.
For the outdoor images the error was lower than the error of any colour constancy algorithm used in this study.
The results are also comparable with the state-of-the-art colour constancy method Spatial Spectral Statistics.
He updates the psychophysical and neurophysiological literature on human colour vision, gives us a fine discussion of recent computational approaches to colour constancy, and introduces us to the rich literature on non-primate colour vision.
This occurs because our visual system exhibits a certain degree of colour constancy which allows it to separate the spectral properties of the illuminant from the reflectance characteristics of the surface.