Color dithering using Stucki error diffusion.

Namespace:  AForge.Imaging.ColorReduction
Assembly:  AForge.Imaging (in AForge.Imaging.dll) Version: 2.2.5.0 (2.2.5.0)

Syntax

C#
public sealed class StuckiColorDithering : ColorErrorDiffusionToAdjacentNeighbors

Remarks

The image processing routine represents color dithering algorithm, which is based on error diffusion dithering with Stucki coefficients. Error is diffused on 12 neighbor pixels with next coefficients:

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        | * | 8 | 4 |
| 2 | 4 | 8 | 4 | 2 |
| 1 | 2 | 4 | 2 | 1 |

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The image processing routine accepts 24/32 bpp color images for processing. As a result this routine produces 4 bpp or 8 bpp indexed image, which depends on size of the specified color table - 4 bpp result for color tables with 16 colors or less; 8 bpp result for larger color tables.

Sample usage:

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// create color image quantization routine
ColorImageQuantizer ciq = new ColorImageQuantizer( new MedianCutQuantizer( ) );
// create 64 colors table
Color[] colorTable = ciq.CalculatePalette( image, 64 );
// create dithering routine
StuckiColorDithering dithering = new StuckiColorDithering( );
dithering.ColorTable = colorTable;
// apply the dithering routine
Bitmap newImage = dithering.Apply( image );

Initial image:

Result image:

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