List of Figures. List of Tables. Preface. Contributing Authors. Introduction. Part I: Image Shape Representation. 1. Image Description Techniques. 2. Image Similarity Measures. 3. Image Shape Features. 4. Alternative Image Description Techniques. Part II: Query Types and Index Structures. 5. Shape Similarity Matching Queries. 6. Spatial Queries. 7. Multidimensional Index Structures. Part III: Selected Topics. 8. Observations on MBC and MBR Approaches. 9. Evaluation Framework. 10. MBC Optimization Techniques. 11. Appendix. Bibliography. Topic Index.
Shape Analysis and Retrieval of Multimedia Objects / Edition 1by Maytham H. Safar, Cyrus Shahabi
Pub. Date: 10/31/2002
Publisher: Springer US
Safar (computer engineering, Kuwait U., Kuwait) and Shahabi (computer science, U. of Southern California), who write for practitioners, researchers, and graduate students, describe the current advanced techniques and methods for shape retrieval and computer vision for use in multimedia applications. Topics include boundary based methods for shape representation and retrieval, the use of multidimensional index structures for shape retrieval, similarity and spatial queries, and MBC-based shape retrieval methods. Annotation (c)2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
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