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Edge potential functions and genetic algorithms for shape-based image retrieval

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3 Author(s)
Minh-Son Dao ; DIT, Trento Univ., Italy ; De Natale, F.G.B. ; Massa, A.

In this paper, a new approach to the image retrieval problem is presented, that uses edge potential functions (EPF) and genetic algorithms (GA). The method allows a user to draw a rough sketch of the shape and to find or rank the images in a database that contain a similar shape at any position, rotation and scaling factor. It is explained how GAs allow to exploit the capability of EPFs to attract a sketch contour as a result, the algorithm provides the set of geometrical transformations corresponding to the best match, and a confidence factor about the presence of a matching object. The method has been widely tested achieving very satisfactory results.

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Image Processing, 2003. ICIP 2003. Proceedings. 2003 International Conference on  (Volume:3 )

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14-17 Sept. 2003

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