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Created Oct 11, 2017 — forked from jdiscar/gist:9144764
RGB Value to Nearest Color Name (Python)
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Original Author Ernesto P. Adorio, Ph.D
Original Source: http://my-other-life-as-programmer.blogspot.com/2012/02/python-finding-nearest-matching-color.html
Modifed By: JDiscar
This class maps an RGB value to the nearest color name it can find. Code is modified to include
ImageMagick names and WebColor names.
1. Modify the minimization criterion to use least sum of squares of the differences.
2. Provide error checking for input R, G, B values to be within the interval [0, 255].