Progressive Content-based Retrieval of Image Databases through the Internet

  • Lawrence D. Bergman
  • Vittorio Castelli
  • Chung-Shang Li
  • John R. Smith
  • Alexander Thomasian


Content-based search has attracted the interest of numerous researchers as a promising paradigm for retrieving information from digital libraries. The content of an image or video segment can be specified at least at three different levels of abstraction, namely, pixel level, feature level, and semantic level.


Digital Library Simple Object Composite Object Video Indexing Progressive Classifier 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Lawrence D. Bergman
    • 1
  • Vittorio Castelli
    • 1
  • Chung-Shang Li
    • 1
  • John R. Smith
    • 1
  • Alexander Thomasian
    • 1
  1. 1.IBM T.J. Watson Research CenterHawthorneUSA

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