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  • Vol. 3, Iss. 2 — Feb. 10, 2005
  • pp: 66–68

Color and neighbor edge directional difference feature for image retrieval

Chaobing Huang, Shengsheng Yu, Jingli Zhou, and Hongwei Lu  »View Author Affiliations

Chinese Optics Letters, Vol. 3, Issue 2, pp. 66-68 (2005)

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A novel image feature termed neighbor edge directional difference unit histogram is proposed, in which the neighbor edge directional difference unit is defined and computed for every pixel in the image, and is used to generate the neighbor edge directional difference unit histogram. This histogram and color histogram are used as feature indexes to retrieve color image. The feature is invariant to image scaling and translation and has more powerful descriptive for the natural color images. Experimental results show that the feature can achieve better retrieval performance than other color-spatial features.

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OCIS Codes
(100.2000) Image processing : Digital image processing
(100.5010) Image processing : Pattern recognition

Chaobing Huang, Shengsheng Yu, Jingli Zhou, and Hongwei Lu, "Color and neighbor edge directional difference feature for image retrieval," Chin. Opt. Lett. 3, 66-68 (2005)

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