CS 545I - Advanced Image Databases, W 95/96

Friday, 19 Jan 1996. Second lecture CS545I

Basic Issues in Content-Based Retrieval

Seminar abstract

We continue in an introductory mode, indicating general approaches used in image database systems.
Image Understanding/Image Processing Aspects:
  • Why is automatic indexing of imagery difficult?
  • What are the basic approaches used?
  • Basic issues in content-based retrieval
    Brief overview of some of the existing context based retrieval systems
    1. IBM Query By Image Content (QBIC)
    2. MIT Media Lab Photobook
    3. ISS Singapore
    Discussion of possible seminar projects