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Novel image viewer providing fast object delineation for content-based retrieval and navigation
Author(s): Stephen T. Perry; Paul H. Lewis
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Paper Abstract

In this paper we describe a novel interactive image viewer incorporating a range of image processing techniques that allows inexperienced users to quickly and easily delineate objects or shapes from a wide range of real world images. The viewer is specifically designed to be easily extensible, and this extensibility is demonstrated with the implementation of an iterative user guided segmentation tool. Using this tool objects can be efficiently extracted from images and used as the basis for navigation and retrieval within MAVIS, the Multimedia Architecture for Video, Image, and Sound.

Paper Details

Date Published: 23 December 1997
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 3312, Storage and Retrieval for Image and Video Databases VI, (23 December 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.298452
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Stephen T. Perry, Univ. of Southampton (United Kingdom)
Paul H. Lewis, Univ. of Southampton (United Kingdom)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3312:
Storage and Retrieval for Image and Video Databases VI
Ishwar K. Sethi; Ramesh C. Jain, Editor(s)

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