Searching for Images and Videos on the World-Wide Web

  title={Searching for Images and Videos on the World-Wide Web},
  author={John R. Smith and Shih-Fu Chang},
We describe a prototype visual information system for searching for images and videos on the World-Wide Web. New visual information in the form of images, graphics, animations and videos is being published on the Web at an incredible rate. However, cataloging this visual data is beyond the capabilities of current text-based Web search engines. The key to cataloging it is the marriage of text-based processing and content-based visual analysis of the images and videos. In this paper, we describe… CONTINUE READING
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