In this article we have assembled the experience obtained from our participation in the imageCLEF evaluation task over the past two years. Exploitation on the use of linear combinations for image retrieval has been attempted by combining visual and textual sources of images. From our experiments we conclude that a mixed retrieval technique that applies both… (More)
This article describes IPL's participation to the image CLEF ad-hoc textual and visual medical retrieval for 2011. We report on our approaches and methods from a systematic experimental investigation on fusion from visual and textual sources of images. We also explore ways to enrich our searches using external sources like Wikipedia.