Scale Summarized and Focused Browsing of Primitive Visual Content

  • Xenophon Zabulis
  • Jon Sporring
  • Stelios C. Orphanoudakis
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1929)


A study of local scale in images demonstrates that image features reside in different scales. Based on this observation a framework for the classification of features with respect to scale is proposed, linearly combining the visual impression of features at different scales. The proposed framework and a derived methodology are applied to typical feature extraction tasks, and in the generic case of estimating multiple scale feature distributions, as a tool for the identification of images of similar visual content. A possible formulation of queries for retrieving images by primitive visual content, taking scale into account, is also discussed.


Image Retrieval Feature Detection Scale Space Coarse Scale Identi Cation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Xenophon Zabulis
    • 1
    • 2
  • Jon Sporring
    • 3
  • Stelios C. Orphanoudakis
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Foundation for Research and Technology - HellasCreteGreece
  2. 2.Department of Computer ScienceUniversity of CreteCreteGreece
  3. 3.3D-Lab School of DentistryUniversity of CopenhagenCopenhagenDenmark

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