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

James Z. Wang
Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305
Abstract:

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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