Comparing Graph Similarity Measures for Graphical Recognition

  • Salim Jouili
  • Salvatore Tabbone
  • Ernest Valveny
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6020)


In this paper we evaluate four graph distance measures. The analysis is performed for document retrieval tasks. For this aim, different kind of documents are used including line drawings (symbols), ancient documents (ornamental letters), shapes and trademark-logos. The experimental results show that the performance of each graph distance measure depends on the kind of data and the graph representation technique.


Graph matching Graph retrieval Structural representation Performance evaluation 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Salim Jouili
    • 1
  • Salvatore Tabbone
    • 1
  • Ernest Valveny
    • 2
  1. 1.LORIA UMR 7503University of Nancy 2Vandoeuvre-lès-Nancy CedexFrance
  2. 2.Centre de Visió per Computador, Dep. Ciències de la ComputacióUniversitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Edifici O, Campus UABBellaterraSpain

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