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Managing and searching personal photo collections
Author(s): Ullas Gargi; Yining Deng; Daniel R. Tretter
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Paper Abstract

We present a prototype system for managing and searching collections of personal digital images. The system allows the collection to be stored across a mixture of local and remote computers and managed seamlessly. It provides multiple ways of organizing and viewing the same collection. It also provides a search function that uses features based on face detection and low-level color, texture and edge features combined with digital camera capture settings to provide high-quality search that is computed at the server but available from all other networked devices accessing the photo collection. Evaluations of the search facility using human relevancy experiments are provided.

Paper Details

Date Published: 10 January 2003
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 5021, Storage and Retrieval for Media Databases 2003, (10 January 2003); doi: 10.1117/12.476239
Show Author Affiliations
Ullas Gargi, Hewlett-Packard Labs. (United States)
Yining Deng, Hewlett-Packard Labs. (United States)
Daniel R. Tretter, Hewlett-Packard Labs. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5021:
Storage and Retrieval for Media Databases 2003
Minerva M. Yeung; Rainer W. Lienhart; Chung-Sheng Li, Editor(s)

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