2009 IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (2009)
Miami, FL, USA
June 20, 2009 to June 25, 2009
H. Jegou , LJK, INRIA Grenoble, Grenoble, France
M. Douze , LJK, INRIA Grenoble, Grenoble, France
C. Schmid , LJK, INRIA Grenoble, Grenoble, France
Burstiness, a phenomenon initially observed in text retrieval, is the property that a given visual element appears more times in an image than a statistically independent model would predict. In the context of image search, burstiness corrupts the visual similarity measure, i.e., the scores used to rank the images. In this paper, we propose a strategy to handle visual bursts for bag-of-features based image search systems. Experimental results on three reference datasets show that our method significantly and consistently outperforms the state of the art.
reference datasets, visual elements, burstiness, text retrieval, visual bursts, image search systems
H. Jegou, C. Schmid and M. Douze, "On the burstiness of visual elements," 2009 IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition(CVPR), Miami, FL, USA, 2009, pp. 1169-1176.