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FALSE-COLOUR TABLE [1 record]

Record 1 2003-09-02

English

Subject field(s)
  • Computer Graphics
  • Photography
  • Video Technology
DEF

A table that contains the RGB (red, green, blue) values for a palette of 256 colors.

Key term(s)
  • false-color table
  • false colour table
  • color look-up table
  • color lookup table
  • colour lookup table

French

Domaine(s)
  • Infographie
  • Photographie
  • Vidéotechnique
DEF

Table qui contient les valeurs RVB [rouge, vert, bleu d'une palette] de 256 couleurs.

OBS

Cette technique permet d'économiser de l'espace puisque chaque pixel est représenté par un nombre de 8 bits qui pointe vers des valeurs RVB contenues dans la table, au lieu de devoir être représenté par 24 bits décrivant sa couleur.

Spanish

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