Psychophysical studies of the performance of an image database retrieval system

@inproceedings{Papathomas1998PsychophysicalSO,
  title={Psychophysical studies of the performance of an image database retrieval system},
  author={Thomas V. Papathomas and Tiffany E. Conway and Ingemar J. Cox and Joumana Ghosn and Matthew L. Miller and Tom Minka and Peter N. Yianilos},
  booktitle={Human Vision and Electronic Imaging},
  year={1998}
}
We describe psychophysical experiments conducted to study PicHunter, a content-based image retrieval (CBIR) system. Experiment 1 studies the importance of using (a) semantic information, (b) memory of earlier input and (c) relative, rather than absolute, judgements of image similarity. The target testing paradigm is used in which a user must search for an… CONTINUE READING