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15th International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR'00) - Volume 4
Performance Analysis in Content-Based Retrieval with Textures
Barcelona, Spain
September 03-September 08
ISBN: 0-7695-0750-6
Kun Xu, Rutgers University
Bogdan Georgescu, Rutgers University
Peter Meer, Rutgers University
Dorin Comaniciu, Siemens Corporate Research
The features employed in content-based retrieval are most often simple low-level representations, while a human observer judges similarity between images based on high-level semantic properties. Using textures as an example, we show that a more accurate description of the underlying distribution of low-level features does not improve the retrieval performance. We also introduce the simplified multiresolution symmetric autoregressive model for textures, and the Bhattacharyya distance based similarity measure. Experiments are performed with four texture representations and four similarity measures over the Brodatz and VisTex databases.
Index Terms:
content-based retrieval, texture description, similarity measure
Kun Xu, Bogdan Georgescu, Peter Meer, Dorin Comaniciu, "Performance Analysis in Content-Based Retrieval with Textures," icpr, vol. 4, pp.4275, 15th International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR'00) - Volume 4, 2000
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