9 April 1997 Approach to clustering large visual databases using wavelet transform
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Many applications demand the capability of retrieval based on image content. A classification mechanism is needed to categorize images based on feature similarity. An effective classification of the images can support efficient retrieval of images. In this paper, we investigate a feature-based approach to image clustering and retrieval. Four different texture-based feature sets of images are extracted using Haar and Daubechies wavelet transforms. Using multi- resolution property of wavelets, we extract the features at different levels. The experimental results of our clustering approach on air photo images are reported.
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Gholamhosein Sheikholeslami, Aidong Zhang, "Approach to clustering large visual databases using wavelet transform", Proc. SPIE 3017, Visual Data Exploration and Analysis IV, (9 April 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.270327; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.270327
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