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From gagan chhabra <gagan.13031...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Query
Date Sun, 03 Oct 2010 18:41:48 GMT
I was proposed yo use MATLAB for this project but I had no idea so i somehow
ended up here.
Is it possible to implement in MATLAB??



On Sun, Oct 3, 2010 at 11:48 PM, Ted Dunning <ted.dunning@gmail.com> wrote:

> This paper had some interesting references.  The problem they worked on was
> different from yours, but if you
> know something abou the training images, this might work out.  The
> something
> might be the original web-site
> nearby text or almost anything.
>
> http://www.public.asu.edu/~huanliu/.../SBP09_3-31(Baoxin%20Li%20-4).pdf
>
> THis paper describes the use of Gabor transforms and histograms for image
> clustering:
>
> http://www-nlpir.nist.gov/projects/tvpubs/tv6.papers/eurecom.pdf
>
> HSV histogram clustering might be a reasonable scale effort for a student
> project.
>
> Another approach is to try a latent factor method to characterize images.
>  This paper describes an image completion task on a handwritten digit
> dataset.  I am pretty sure that clustering on these latent features would
> give very nice clustering because they inherently have a Euclidean metric
> imposed on them.
>
> http://arxiv.org/abs/1006.2156
>
> The recommendation that you use OpenCV for image extraction is a very good
> one.  You might want to use Mahout for clustering, but I doubt you will
> have
> enough images to make that worth-while.  Just extracting useful features
> will take a long time.
>
> On Sun, Oct 3, 2010 at 10:33 AM, gagan chhabra <gagan.13031990@gmail.com
> >wrote:
>
> > Hello Steven Bourke,
> >
> > The data is actually not text. Query is an Image and database again of
> > images.
> >
> > I wanted to know how can one declare one image similar to another, in
> > programming terms. I mean  there has to some parameter of analysis or
> > algorithm which can solve this problem.
> >
> >
> >
> > On Sun, Oct 3, 2010 at 10:44 PM, Steven Bourke <sbourke@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >
> > > Where is the semantic data coming from? I think something like lucene
> > would
> > > be more relevant if you are searching text based on available meta
> data.
> > >
> > > On Sun, Oct 3, 2010 at 6:54 PM, Sean Owen <srowen@gmail.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > > You probably want to look at  Shannon's spectral clustering code?
> > That's
> > > > the
> > > > closest thing I can think of  in Mahout. It doesn't have much of
> > anything
> > > > for image processing.
> > > >
> > > > On Sun, Oct 3, 2010 at 5:02 PM, gagan chhabra <
> > gagan.13031990@gmail.com
> > > > >wrote:
> > > >
> > > > > Hello all,
> > > > >
> > > > > I am a Engineering candidate and took a project which is based on
> > > Machine
> > > > > Learning. The idea is to Query-by-Image, it is a research paper by
> > > > > Googlers.
> > > > > I am not getting any point to start off.
> > > > >
> > > > > I don know if Mahout is of any use to me but since it is meant for
> > > > Machine
> > > > > Learnig I joined to know more about it.
> > > > >
> > > > > My application will go like:
> > > > > >  User eneters a query( which is an image).
> > > > >
> > > > > >  Then the application searches for other images in database
with
> > same
> > > > > semantic.
> > > > >  for example- if user enter an image of dog the app will retrieve
> > other
> > > > > images of dog
> > > > > or if user enters an image of snowy-mountain it retrieves simila
> > image.
> > > > >
> > > > > So i don get  how to compare images. What metric to use to declare
> > any
> > > > > image
> > > > > similar to query image.
> > > > >
> > > > > Please suggest something... any help will make a huge difference.
> > > > >
> > > > > --
> > > > > gagan
> > > > >
> > > >
> > >
> >
> >
> >
> > --
> > gagan
> >
>



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gagan

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