Search by Color on Bing Image Search

Jingdong Wang, Xian-Sheng Hua, and Shipeng Li (MSR Asia Research side)
Gong Cheng, Weipeng Liu, and Gang Chen (MSR Asia Develop side)
Microsoft Bing Multimedia Search Team)
 

Search by color is a new feature in Microsoft Bing image search to perform interactive image search. Search by color will find images (1) that contain a main color, e.g., red, orange, blue, or (2) that contain colors whose spatial distribution is consistent with user's sketch, or an example image with erased regions or overlapped colors. PDF

 

Find the search by color interface

visit http://www.bing.com/images/search?q=flower, expand the color filter and click the specific color link

 

Examples

Main color

MainColor.jpg

Color sketch

ColorSketch.jpg

Example image (drag one image from the result page into the specific color window)

whitehouse1.jpg

Hybrid case 1

schoolbus.jpg

Hybrid case 2

grass.jpg

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