Query by Image and Video Content: The QBIC System

@article{Flickner1995QueryBI,
  title={Query by Image and Video Content: The QBIC System},
  author={Myron Flickner and Harpreet S. Sawhney and Jonathan Ashley and Qian Huang and Byron Dom and Monika Gorkani and Jim Hafner and Denis Lee and Dragutin Petkovic and David Steele and Peter Yanker},
  journal={Computer},
  year={1995},
  volume={28},
  pages={23-32}
}
Research on ways to extend and improve query methods for image databases is widespread. We have developed the QBIC (Query by Image Content) system to explore content-based retrieval methods. QBIC allows queries on large image and video databases based on example images, user-constructed sketches and drawings, selected color and texture patterns, camera and object motion, and other graphical information. Two key properties of QBIC are (1) its use of image and video content-computable properties… Expand
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