The Graphical Specification of Similarity Queries

  title={The Graphical Specification of Similarity Queries},
  author={Simone Santini and Ramesh C. Jain},
  journal={J. Vis. Lang. Comput.},
Image databases will require a completely new organization due to the unstructured and “perceptual” structure of the data they contain. We argue that similarity measures, rather than matching, will be the organizing principle of image databases. Similarity is a very elusive and complex judgment, and typical databases will have to rely on a number of different metrics to satisfy the different needs of their users. This poses the problem of how to combine different similarity measures in a… CONTINUE READING
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