Histogram Generation from the HSV Color Space

Histogram Generation from the HSV Color Space

Shamik Sural (Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India), A. Vadivel (Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India) and A. K. Majumdar (Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59140-553-5.ch235
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Abstract

Digital image databases have seen an enormous growth over the last few years. However, since many image collections are poorly indexed or annotated, there is a great need for developing automated, content-based methods that would help users to retrieve images from these databases. In recent times, a lot of attention has been paid to the management of an overwhelming accumulation of rich digital images to support various search strategies. In order to improve the traditional text-based or SQL (Structured Query Language)-based database searches, research has been focused on efficient access to large image databases by the contents of images, such as color, shape, and texture. Content-based image retrieval (CBIR) has become an important research topic that covers a large number of domains like image processing, computer vision, very large databases, and human computer interaction (Smeulders, Worring, Santini, Gupta & Jain, 2000). Several content-based image retrieval systems and methods have recently been developed.

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