Localized Content-Based Image Retrieval

  title={Localized Content-Based Image Retrieval},
  author={Rouhollah Rahmani and Sally A. Goldman and Hui Zhang and John Krettek and Jason E. Fritts},
  journal={IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence},
Classic Content-Based Image Retrieval (CBIR) takes a single non-annotated query image, and retrieves similar images from an image repository. Such a search must rely upon a holistic (or global) view of the image. Yet often the desired content of an image is not holistic, but is localized. Specifically, we define Localized Content-Based Image Retrieval as a CBIR task where the user is only interested in a portion of the image, and the rest of the image is irrelevant. Many classic CBIR systems… CONTINUE READING