DOI: 10.1145/569005.569022
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Abstract: The explosion of storage media size and bandwidth has led to huge image databases. Methods are needed to find a particular image based on a crude description by the user. Keywording is not only tedious, but also subjective and therefore often incorrect. Available visual query systems have different properties, and are mostly based on some image transformation. An alternative visual query system is introduced, which finds an image similar to a user drawn sketch, or to any other reference image. A descriptor is…

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