SIMPLIcity: A Region-based Image Retrieval System
for Picture Libraries and Biomedical Image Databases

James Z. Wang
Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305

In this demonstration, we present SIMPLIcity, an image retrieval system for picture libraries and biomedical image databases. The system uses a wavelet-based approach for feature extraction, real-time region segmentation, the Integrated Region Matching (IRM) metric, and image classification methods. Tested on large-scale picture libraries and a database of pathology images, the system has demonstrated accurate and fast retrieval. It is also exceptionally robust to image alterations.

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