Shape Analysis and Retrieval of Multimedia Objects / Edition 1

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Shape Analysis and Retrieval of Multimedia Objects provides a comprehensive survey of the most advanced and powerful shape retrieval techniques used in practice today. In addition, this monograph addresses key methodological issues for evaluation of the shape retrieval methods.
Shape Analysis and Retrieval of Multimedia Objects is designed to meet the needs of practitioners and researchers in industry, and graduate-level students in Computer Science.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781402072529
  • Publisher: Springer US
  • Publication date: 10/31/2002
  • Series: Multimedia Systems and Applications Series, #23
  • Edition description: 2003
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 130
  • Product dimensions: 9.21 (w) x 6.14 (h) x 0.44 (d)

Table of Contents

List of Figures
List of Tables
Contributing Authors
Pt. I Image Shape Representation
1 Image Description Techniques 3
2 Image Similarity Measures 9
3 Image Shape Features 13
4 Alternative Image Description Techniques 19
Pt. II Query Types and Index Structures
5 Shape Similarity Matching Queries 31
6 Spatial Queries 43
7 Multidimensional Index Structures 63
Pt. III Selected Topics
8 Observations on MBC and MBR Approaches 81
9 Evaluation Framework 85
10 MBC Optimization Techniques 95
11 Appendix 105
12 Bibliography 117
Topic Index 127
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