An evaluation of Flickrs distributed classification system, from the perspective of its members, and as an image retrieval tool in comparison with a controlled vocabulary

@article{Piker2009AnEO,
  title={An evaluation of Flickrs distributed classification system, from the perspective of its members, and as an image retrieval tool in comparison with a controlled vocabulary},
  author={Samuel Piker},
  journal={CoRR},
  year={2009},
  volume={abs/0912.1767}
}
The profusion of digital images made available online presents a new challenge for image indexing. Images have always been problematic to describe and catalogue due to lack of inherent textual data and ambiguity of meaning. Because professionallyapplied metadata is not practical for most open, web-based collections a solution has been sought in the form of… CONTINUE READING