International Journal of Advanced and Applied Sciences
Int. j. adv. appl. sci.
Print ISSN: 2313-626X
Volume 3, Issue 12 (December 2016), Pages: 32-36
Title: Class wise image retrieval through scalable color descriptor and edge histogram descriptor
Author(s): Muhammad Imran 1, *, Rathiah Hashim 2, Aun Irtaz 3, Azhar Mahmood 1, Umair Abdullah 4
1Department of Computer Science, SZABIST-ISB, Islamabad, Pakistan
2FSKTM, University Tun Hussin Onn Malaysia, Johor, Malaysia
3Department of Computer Science, University of Engineering and Technology Taxila, Punjab, Pakistan
4Barani Institute of Information Technology, Rawalpindi, Pakistan
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Various domains such as medical science, forensics science and education etc. are generating lot of images on daily bases. As a result of these content generation large image databases are available. These databases are considered as very helpful such as suspects can be searched from forensics database, similarly medical image database can be utilized for the diagnosis purposes. However, proposer management of these databases like, storing and retrieving of images is the demand of the day. Relevant content searching from these databases is a difficult task, however content based image retrieval (CBIR) playing a very important role for searching the relevant contents from these large databases. But this approach is facing some issues. One of the famous issues of CBIR is to describe the image in terms of as feature. This research work aimed is to present a new scheme of image representation by combing the texture and color signature to increase the accuracy of CBIR. Color signatures are generated through Scalable Color Descriptor (SCD) while texture feature are extracted by Edge Histogram Descriptor (EHD). The proposed technique is assessed by testing on the coral image data set and validated by comparing the results with other CBIR approaches.
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This is an open access article under the CC BY-NC-ND license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/).
Keywords: Content based image retrieval (CBIR), SVM, SCD, Edge histogram descriptor
Article History: Received 18 September 2016, Received in revised form 23 November 2016, Accepted 25 November 2016
Digital Object Identifier: https://doi.org/10.21833/ijaas.2016.12.005
Imran M, Hashim R, Irtaz A, Mahmood A, and Abdullah U (2016). Class wise image retrieval through scalable color descriptor and edge histogram descriptor. International Journal of Advanced and Applied Sciences, 3(12): 32-36
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