Image database management for pattern information processing studies

  • Hideyuki Tamura
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 80)


The image database EIDES was developed at the Electrotechnical Laboratory. It contains a considerable number of standard images for experimental studies on pattern recognition and image processing. The file structure of EIDES is based on the ‘Standard Format for Digital Images in Japan.’ This paper describes the management software of EIDES. Many additional subroutines exist for format conversion or access to image data in user's image processing programs. Especially, a set of executive routines can be used for manipulating large images stored in EIDES. These routines free each primitive image processing routine designed for incore use from data management work. This assures transportability between systems.


Image Database Magnetic Tape Format Conversion Logical Record Image Processing Task 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hideyuki Tamura
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  1. 1.Electrotechnical LaboratoryNiihari-gun, IbaragiJapan

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