Texture Descriptors in MPEG-7

  • Peng Wu
  • Yong Man Ro
  • Chee Sun Won
  • Yanglim Choi
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2124)


We present three descriptors of texture feature of a region. Namely, the homogeneous texture descriptor (HTD), the edge histogram descriptor (EHD), and the perceptual browsing descriptor (PBD). They are currently included in the Committee Draft of the MPEG-7 Visual (ISO/TEC 15938-3). Each descriptor has a unique functionality and application domain. HTD and EHD describe statistical distribution of the texture and are useful for image retrieval application, while HTD is for homogeneously textured region and EHD is for multi-textured natural image or sketch. PBD is a compact descriptor suitable for quick browsing application.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Peng Wu
    • 1
  • Yong Man Ro
    • 2
  • Chee Sun Won
    • 3
  • Yanglim Choi
    • 4
  1. 1.Dept. of Electrical and Computer EngineeringUC Santa BarbaraUSA
  2. 2.Multimedia Group, ICUTaejonS. Korea
  3. 3.Dept. of Electronics Eng.Dongguk Univ.SeoulS. Korea
  4. 4.M/M Lab. SAITKyungKi-DoS. Korea

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