Discovering favorite views of popular places with iconoid shift

  title={Discovering favorite views of popular places with iconoid shift},
  author={Tobias Weyand and Bastian Leibe},
  journal={2011 International Conference on Computer Vision},
In this paper, we propose a novel algorithm for automatic landmark building discovery in large, unstructured image collections. In contrast to other approaches which aim at a hard clustering, we regard the task as a mode estimation problem. Our algorithm searches for local attractors in the image distribution that have a maximal mutual homography overlap with the images in their neighborhood. Those attractors correspond to central, iconic views of single objects or buildings, which we… CONTINUE READING
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