Image and Video Retrieval

Image and Video Retrieval

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It was our great pleasure to host the 4th International Conference on Image and Video Retrieval (CIVR) at the National University of Singapore on 20a€“22 July 2005. CIVR aims to provide an international forum for the discussion of research challenges and exchange of ideas among researchers and practitioners in image/video retrieval technologies. It addresses innovative research in the broad ?eld of image and video retrieval. A unique feature of this conference is the high level of participation by researchers from both academia and industry. Another unique feature of CIVR this year was in its format a€“ it o?ered both the traditional oral presentation sessions, as well as the short presentation cum poster sessions. The latter provided an informal alternative forum for animated discussions and exchanges of ideas among the participants. We are pleased to note that interest in CIVR has grown over the years. The number of submissions has steadily increased from 82 in 2002, to 119 in 2003, and 125 in 2004. This year, we received 128 submissions from the international communities:with81(63.3%)fromAsiaandAustralia, 25(19.5%)fromEurope, and 22 (17.2%) from North America. After a rigorous review process, 20 papers were accepted for oral presentations, and 42 papers were accepted for poster presentations. In addition to the accepted submitted papers, the program also included 4 invited papers, 1 keynote industrial paper, and 4 invited industrial papers. Altogether, we o?ered a diverse and interesting program, addressing the current interests and future trends in this area.However, this manual intervention phase involves human in the loop and allows the user to determine what s/he means by relevance in each particular retrieval session. ... Precision rates of five queries by three image search engines Google AltaVista Excite Prec ision q1 q2 Q3 q4 q5 q1 ... 0.29 0.3 0.85 0.25 0.38 For query 2 (a€œbabya€) and 4(a€œMobile phonea€), Google works better than AltaVista and Excite.

Title:Image and Video Retrieval
Author:Wee-Kheng Leow, Michael S. Lew, Tat-Seng Chua, Wei-Ying Ma, Lekha Chaisorn, Erwin M. Bakker
Publisher:Springer - 2007-05-22


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