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Cognitive issues in searching images with visual queries
Author(s): ByungGu Yu; Martha W. Evens
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Paper Abstract

In this paper, we propose our image indexing technique and visual query processing technique. Our mental images are different from the actual retinal images and many things, such as personal interests, personal experiences, perceptual context, the characteristics of spatial objects, and so on, affect our spatial perception. These private differences are propagated into our mental images and so our visual queries become different from the real images that we want to find. This is a hard problem and few people have tried to work on it. In this paper, we survey the human mental imagery system, the human spatial perception, and discuss several kinds of visual queries. Also, we propose our own approach to visual query interpretation and processing.

Paper Details

Date Published: 29 January 1999
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 3584, 27th AIPR Workshop: Advances in Computer-Assisted Recognition, (29 January 1999); doi: 10.1117/12.339819
Show Author Affiliations
ByungGu Yu, Illinois Institute of Technology (United States)
Martha W. Evens, Illinois Institute of Technology (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3584:
27th AIPR Workshop: Advances in Computer-Assisted Recognition

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