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Navigating from images using generic links based on image content
Author(s): Paul H. Lewis; Joseph K. P. Kuan; Stephen T. Perry; Mark R. Dobie; Hugh C. Davis; Wendy Hall
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Paper Abstract

Although content based retrieval of images is increasingly common, the use of media content as a basis for navigation has received relatively little attention. In this paper we describe our recent development of facilities in the MAVIS/Microcosm architecture for generic link authoring and following from non-text media and in particular, the use of shape and texture for content based navigation from images. Applications from a product catalogue and an archaeological collection are presented, together with an outline of an image viewer providing rapid delineation of object shapes in images when authoring or following links.

Paper Details

Date Published: 15 January 1997
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 3022, Storage and Retrieval for Image and Video Databases V, (15 January 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.263413
Show Author Affiliations
Paul H. Lewis, Univ. of Southampton (United Kingdom)
Joseph K. P. Kuan, Univ. of Southampton (United Kingdom)
Stephen T. Perry, Univ. of Southampton (United Kingdom)
Mark R. Dobie, Univ. of Southampton (United Kingdom)
Hugh C. Davis, Univ. of Southampton (United Kingdom)
Wendy Hall, Univ. of Southampton (United Kingdom)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3022:
Storage and Retrieval for Image and Video Databases V
Ishwar K. Sethi; Ramesh C. Jain, Editor(s)

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