Visual Categorization with Bags of Keypoints

  title={Visual Categorization with Bags of Keypoints},
  author={Gabriella Csurka and Christopher R. Dance and Lixin Fan and Jutta Willamowski},
We present a novel method for generic visual categorization: the problem of identifying the object content of natural images while generalizing across variations inherent to the object class. This bag of keypoints method is based on vector quantization of affine invariant descriptors of image patches. We propose and compare two alternative implementations… CONTINUE READING

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