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Gradient Field Descriptor for Sketch based Retrieval and Localization

Hu, R, Barnard, M and Collomosse, J (2010) Gradient Field Descriptor for Sketch based Retrieval and Localization In: IEEE International Conference on Image Processing, 2010-09 - ?, Hong Kong.

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We present an image retrieval system driven by free-hand sketched queries depicting shape. We introduce Gradient Field HoG (GF-HOG) as a depiction invariant image descriptor, encapsulating local spatial structure in the sketch and facilitating efficient codebook based retrieval. We show improved retrieval accuracy over 3 leading descriptors (Self Similarity, SIFT, HoG) across two datasets (Flickr160, ETHZ extended objects), and explain how GF-HOG can be combined with RANSAC to localize sketched objects within relevant images. We also demonstrate a prototype sketch driven photo montage application based on our system.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Conference Paper)
Divisions : Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences > Electronic Engineering > Centre for Vision Speech and Signal Processing
Authors : Hu, R, Barnard, M and Collomosse, J
Date : September 2010
DOI : 10.1109/ICIP.2010.5649331
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Depositing User : Symplectic Elements
Date Deposited : 31 May 2012 10:23
Last Modified : 06 Jul 2019 05:10

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