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icon: authorStephane Marchand-Maillet

Any computer user in faced with an increasing amount of visual information in digital form (images, videos,...). There is, therefore, an urgent need for usable tools to mine and manage such document collections. We have proposed the Viper/GIFT system for content-based query-by-example image retrieval as a solution to the problem of mining visual collections. The strong assumption, however, that the user is looking for something or at least knows specifically what (s)he is looking for may not always be true. Our approach re-locates the user at the center of the system and sets back the emphasis on Human-Computer Interaction. [more]more

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icon: heading Human perception of visual multimedia documentsicon: heading Searching for visual multimedia documentsicon: heading Collection Guidingicon: heading Conclusion