On "shapes" of colors for content-based image retrieval

  title={On "shapes" of colors for content-based image retrieval},
  author={Renato O. Stehling and Mario A. Nascimento and Alexandre X. Falc{\~a}o},
  booktitle={ACM Multimedia Workshops},
Color is a commonly used feature for realizing content-based image retrieval (CBIR). Towards this goal, this paper presents a new approach for CBIR which is based on well known and widely used color histograms. Contrasting to previous approaches, such as using a single color histogram for the whole image, or local color histograms for a fixed number of image cells, the one we propose (named Color Shape) uses a variable number of histograms, depending only on the actual number of colors present… CONTINUE READING
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