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Linear texture image retrieval using attributed relational graph
Author(s): Yi-Hong Ding; Xijian Ping; Min Hu
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Paper Abstract

Texture plays an important role in image analysis. There are mainly two categories of texture analysis techniquesstatistical methods and structural methods, both of which have their own advantages. Based on the two categories, a novel approach is proposed, which describes linear texture using a kind of ARG (Attributed Relational Graphs), and is applied to image retrieval using probabilistic relaxation algorithm. Because the image 's characteristics are presented intuitively through structural attributes of graph, this method has excellent ability of texture description. Furthermore, straight-line segment is extracted as texture primitive. Three geometrical relation attributes between texture primitives, which are invariant to changes of scale, rotation and translation, are put forward. Therefore the applications of image retrieval basing this method possess excellent anti-noise ability. Practical experiments show that the performance of the new approach is satisfying.

Paper Details

Date Published: 31 July 2002
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 4875, Second International Conference on Image and Graphics, (31 July 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.477056
Show Author Affiliations
Yi-Hong Ding, Zhengzhou Univ. of Information Engineering (China)
Xijian Ping, Zhengzhou Univ. of Information Engineering (China)
Min Hu, Zhengzhou Univ. of Information Engineering (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4875:
Second International Conference on Image and Graphics

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