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Giving order to image queries

Hare, Jonathan, Sinclair, Patrick, Lewis, Paul and Martinez, Kirk, (2008) Giving order to image queries Gevers, Theo, Jain, Ramesh and Santini, Simone (eds.) At Multimedia Content Access: Algorithms and Systems II, United States. 30 - 31 Jan 2008. , pp. 682005-1.

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Users of image retrieval systems often find it frustrating that the image they are looking for is not ranked near the top of the results they are presented. This paper presents a computational approach for ranking keyworded images in order of relevance to a given keyword. Our approach uses machine learning to attempt to learn what visual features within an image are most related to the keywords, and then provide ranking based on similarity to a visual aggregate. To evaluate the technique, a Web 2.0 application has been developed to obtain a corpus of user-generated ranking information for a given image collection that can be used to evaluate the performance of the ranking algorithm.

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Published date: 30 January 2008
Additional Information: Event Dates: 30-31 January 2008
Venue - Dates: Multimedia Content Access: Algorithms and Systems II, United States, 2008-01-30 - 2008-01-31
Keywords: Image retrieval, ranking, visual features, web 2.0
Organisations: Web & Internet Science


Local EPrints ID: 265187
ISBN: 9780819469922
PURE UUID: 7600be5e-1f08-4121-b56b-fdefd3f1a68f
ORCID for Jonathan Hare: ORCID iD
ORCID for Kirk Martinez: ORCID iD

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Date deposited: 21 Feb 2008 12:15
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 07:28

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Author: Jonathan Hare ORCID iD
Author: Patrick Sinclair
Author: Paul Lewis
Author: Kirk Martinez ORCID iD
Editor: Theo Gevers
Editor: Ramesh Jain
Editor: Simone Santini

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