Interactive Navigation of Image Collections

  • Gerald Schaefer
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7105)


Image databases are growing at a rapid rate and hence efficient and effective techniques to manage these vast repositories are highly sought after. Image database navigation systems provide an interesting alternative to retrieval based approaches, and in this paper we show how image browsers can be used for interactive exploration of large image collections based on the principle that visually similar images are located close to each other thus helping user navigation, and that large datasets are handled through a hierarchical approach.


Image Retrieval Image Database Image Collection Dimensionality Reduction Technique Image Cluster 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gerald Schaefer
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  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceLoughborough UniversityLoughboroughU.K.

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