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—In this paper, we will propose an automatic music genre classification approach based on long-term modulation spectral analysis of spectral (OSC and MPEG-7 NASE) as well as cepstral (MFCC) features. Modulation spectral analysis of every feature value will generate a corresponding modulation spectrum and all the modulation spectra can be collected to form a(More)
With the increase in the number of trademarks, trademark imitation has become a serious problem. Thus, building an ef®cient trademark retrieval system is imperative. In this paper, such a system is presented. First, a semi-automatic segmentation method is proposed to extract the shapes of those representative objects, called`masks', in each trademark. Next,(More)
As the development of the Internet, children are easily exposed on the pornography through web browsers. To block adult images, content-based image retrieval technique is employed for adult image identification. First, the background is removed to obtain the rectangular region of interesting based on the detection of skin-like pixels. For each input image,(More)
The advances in 3D data acquisition techniques, graphics hardware, and 3D data modeling and visualizing techniques have led to the proliferation of 3D models. This has made the searching for specific 3D models a vital issue. Techniques for effective and efficient content-based retrieval of 3D models have therefore become an essential research topic. In this(More)
In recent years, the demand for a content-based 3D model retrieval system becomes an important issue. In this study, a novel feature, derivative elevation descriptor (DED), is proposed to extract the exterior information of 3D model. The derivative elevation descriptor (DED) is combined with the elevation descriptor (ED) to retrieval 3D models based on the(More)