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MapSnapper: Engineering an Efficient Algorithm for Matching Images of Maps from Mobile Phones

Hare, Jonathan, Lewis, Paul, Gordon, Layla and Hart, Glenn, (2008) MapSnapper: Engineering an Efficient Algorithm for Matching Images of Maps from Mobile Phones Gevers, Theo, Jain, Ramesh and Santini, Simone (eds.) At Multimedia Content Access: Algorithms and Systems II, United States. 30 - 31 Jan 2008. , 68200L-1.

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The MapSnapper project aimed to develop a system for robust matching of low-quality images of a paper map taken from a mobile phone against a high quality digital raster representation of the same map. The paper presents a novel methodology for performing content-based image retrieval and object recognition from query images that have been degraded by noise and subjected to transformations through the imaging system. In addition the paper also provides an insight into the evaluation-driven development process that was used to incrementally improve the matching performance until the design specifications were met.

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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 Matching, Mobile device, Interest points, Salient regions, Local descriptors, Geometric matching constraints, Robust algorithms
Organisations: Web & Internet Science


Local EPrints ID: 265189
ISBN: 9780819469922
PURE UUID: b67317da-cbfd-4eeb-a7f8-b627febee116
ORCID for Jonathan Hare: ORCID iD

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Date deposited: 21 Feb 2008 12:29
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 07:28

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Author: Jonathan Hare ORCID iD
Author: Paul Lewis
Author: Layla Gordon
Author: Glenn Hart
Editor: Theo Gevers
Editor: Ramesh Jain
Editor: Simone Santini

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