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Relevance feedback as distribution generation
Author(s): Ivo Keller; Thomas Meiers; Thomas Sikora
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Paper Abstract

Multimedia database interfaces should be designed to be very user-adaptive, since there is no generally applicable model of user's search behavior or of his search intention. First, the challenging task for the interface is to present the most representative objects in an appealing and concise manner. Second, the interface has to identify the user's search intention from very few positive feedbacks. In particular for the latter there exist a lot of Relevance Feedback imple-mentations. While most of them are considered as more or less heuristically proved parameter adjustment procedures, we treat Relevance Feedback as direct probability density estimation. Our density is defined as the

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 July 2002
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 4862, Internet Multimedia Management Systems III, (1 July 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.473053
Show Author Affiliations
Ivo Keller, Heinrich-Hertz-Institut for Communications Technology (Germany)
Thomas Meiers, Heinrich-Hertz-Institut for Communications Technology (Germany)
Thomas Sikora, Technical Univ. Berlin (Germany)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4862:
Internet Multimedia Management Systems III
John R. Smith; Sethuraman Panchanathan; Tong Zhang, Editor(s)

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