Image retrieval: Ideas, influences, and trends of the new age

  title={Image retrieval: Ideas, influences, and trends of the new age},
  author={Ritendra Datta and Dhiraj Joshi and Jia Li and James Ze Wang},
  journal={ACM Comput. Surv.},
We have witnessed great interest and a wealth of promise in content-based image retrieval as an emerging technology. While the last decade laid foundation to such promise, it also paved the way for a large number of new techniques and systems, got many new people involved, and triggered stronger association of weakly related fields. In this article, we survey almost 300 key theoretical and empirical contributions in the current decade related to image retrieval and automatic image annotation… 

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