A Novel Image Retrieval Approach Combining Multiple Features of Color-Connected Regions

  • Yubin Yang
  • Shifu Chen
  • Yao Zhang
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4031)


This paper proposes a novel image retrieval method MCM (Multi-component Co-occurrence Matrices), which combines the color-connected regions in an image with their corresponding visual features in a region-growing like manner. Experimental results have shown that the MCM method has good retrieval performance and efficiency, due to the capability of integrating color composition, color spatial layout and texture characteristics into its coarse-granule region representation.


Image Retrieval Query Image Dominant Color CBIR System Mosaic Block 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yubin Yang
    • 1
  • Shifu Chen
    • 1
  • Yao Zhang
    • 2
  1. 1.State Key Laboratory for Novel Software TechnologyNanjing UniversityNanjingP.R. China
  2. 2.Department of Information ManagementNanjing UniversityNanjingP.R. China

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