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A proposal for image indexing: keypics, plastic graphical metadata
Author(s): M. Ferri; P. Frosini
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Paper Abstract

We propose a graphical indexing of images to be exposed on the Web. This should be accomplished by "keypics", i.e. auxiliary, simplified pictures referring to the geometrical and/or the semantic content of the indexed image. Keypics should not be rigidly standardized; they should be left free to evolve, to express nuances and to stress details. A mathematical tool for dealing with such freedom already exists: Size Functions. We support the idea of keypics with some experiments on a 498 images dataset.

Paper Details

Date Published: 17 January 2005
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 5670, Internet Imaging VI, (17 January 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.586318
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M. Ferri, Univ. degli Studi di Bologna (Italy)
P. Frosini, Univ. degli Studi di Bologna (Italy)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5670:
Internet Imaging VI
Simone Santini; Raimondo Schettini; Theo Gevers, Editor(s)

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