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Image Indexing

Neugebauer, Tomasz (2005) Image Indexing. Photography Media Journal . ISSN 1918-8153

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Abstract

The theoretical difficulties in indexing images include: 1) images do not satisfy the requirements of a language whereas textual materials do 2) images contain layers of meaning that can only be converted into textual language using human indexing 3) multi-disciplinary nature of the images where the terms assigned are the only access points. Theoretical foundations for image indexing consist of distinctions between classes of terms including ‘of’ and ‘about’, syntactic and semantic, specific and generic, and answers to the questions ‘who?’, ‘what?’, ‘where?’, and ‘when?’. Content-based indexing can be used to generate terms for the color, texture and basic spatial attributes of images. Image searchers use textual descriptor search terms that require human description-based indexing of the semantic attributes of images.

Divisions:Concordia University > Libraries
Item Type:Article
Refereed:No
Authors:Neugebauer, Tomasz
Journal or Publication:Photography Media Journal
Date:March 2005
ID Code:6334
Deposited By:TOMASZ NEUGEBAUER
Deposited On:10 Sep 2009 12:13
Last Modified:01 Jan 2012 01:38
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Additional Information:A modified version of this article was published by Society of Indexers in The Indexer (The International Journal of Indexing). Volume 28, Number 3, September 2010 , pp. 98-103(6)
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