AAAI Publications, 2010 AAAI Fall Symposium Series

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Automated Color Selection Using Semantic Knowledge
Catherine Havasi, Robert Speer, Justin Holmgren

Last modified: 2010-11-03


Colorizer is a program that hypothesizes color values that represent a given word or sentence, taking into account both physical descriptions of objects and their emotional connotations. This new application of common sense reasoning uses background knowledge about the world to build a model of the connections between everyday things, and uses this model to guess an appropriate color for a word. Colorizer can run over either static text or real time input, such as a speech recognition stream. It has applications in games, the arts, and webpage design.


common sense, grounding, color prediction

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