Bridging the Semantic Gap in Image and Video Analysis

  • Halina Kwaśnicka
  • Lakhmi C. Jain

Part of the Intelligent Systems Reference Library book series (ISRL, volume 145)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Halina Kwaśnicka, Lakhmi C. Jain
    Pages 1-6
  3. D. Avola, L. Cinque, G. L. Foresti, N. Martinel, D. Pannone, C. Piciarelli
    Pages 7-29
  4. Maciej Stefańczyk, Włodzimierz Kasprzak
    Pages 73-96
  5. Urszula Markowska-Kaczmar, Halina Kwaśnicka
    Pages 123-159
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 161-163

About this book


This book presents cutting-edge research on various ways to bridge the semantic gap in image and video analysis. The respective chapters address different stages of image processing, revealing that the first step is a future extraction, the second is a segmentation process, the third is object recognition, and the fourth and last involve the semantic interpretation of the image.

The semantic gap is a challenging area of research, and describes the difference between low-level features extracted from the image and the high-level semantic meanings that people can derive from the image. The result greatly depends on lower level vision techniques, such as feature selection, segmentation, object recognition, and so on. The use of deep models has freed humans from manually selecting and extracting the set of features. Deep learning does this automatically, developing more abstract features at the successive levels.

The book offers a valuable resource for researchers, practitioners, students and professors in Computer Engineering, Computer Science and related fields whose work involves images, video analysis, image interpretation and so on.


Semantic Representation Image Retrieval Automatic Annotation Ontologies Cross Language Latent Semantic Indexing Intelligent Techniques

Editors and affiliations

  • Halina Kwaśnicka
    • 1
  • Lakhmi C. Jain
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Computational IntelligenceWrocław University of Science and TechnologyWrocławPoland
  2. 2.Faculty of Education, Science, Technology and MathematicsUniversity of CanberraCanberraAustralia

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing AG 2018
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Engineering Engineering (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-73890-1
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-73891-8
  • Series Print ISSN 1868-4394
  • Series Online ISSN 1868-4408
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