This color thesaurus is a part of the PhD thesis work of Albrecht Lindner.

You can find more details on this research page.

If you are using (parts of) this work, please cite the publication:
Albrecht Lindner, Bryan Zhi Li, Nicolas Bonnier, and Sabine Süsstrunk,
A Large-Scale Multi-Lingual Color Thesaurus, IS&T Color and Imaging Conference, 2012.

This research was conducted in the IVRL lab at EPFL, Switzerland and sponsored by Oce/Canon, Paris.

Special thanks goes to XKCD as their English Color Survey inspired us to do this project.