Integrating Color, Texture, and Spatial Features for Image Interpretation

  • Hui-Yu Huang
  • Yung-Sheng Chen
  • Wen-Hsing Hsu
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3331)


In this paper, we present an approach to achieve the region-based image semantic interpretation and recall process in color image from image database. This system includes feature extraction of region, indexing process, linguistic inference rules construction, as well as a semantic description of region image. Based on these features, each of human labeled regions in an image can be described by a corresponding linguistic meaning. The main procedure consists of two parts: procedure 1 (forward) and 2 (recall) processes. The forward process primarily presents the linguistic meaning description of a region image based on feature definitions, inference rules, and indexing process. In recall process, it mainly reconstructs the region image which performs the rough mental image of human memory retrieval according to the semantic meaning by means of a specified or the pre-staged result. Experiments confirm that our approach is reasonable and feasible.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hui-Yu Huang
    • 1
  • Yung-Sheng Chen
    • 2
  • Wen-Hsing Hsu
    • 3
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of Computer Science and Information EngineeringChaoyang University of TechnologyWufong, TaichungTaiwan, R.O.C.
  2. 2.Department of Electrical EngineeringYuan Ze UniversityTaoyuanTaiwan, R.O.C.
  3. 3.Department of Electrical EngineeringNational Tsing Hua UniversityHsinchuTaiwan, R.O.C.
  4. 4.Institute of Information ScienceAcademia SinicaTaipeiTaiwan, R.O.C.

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