Interactive Image Database System

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Contact Information:

Jozsef Vass
Department of Computer Engineering and Computer Science
University of Missouri-Columbia
Columbia, MO 65211

Jia Yao
Department of Computer Engineering and Computer Science
University of Missouri-Columbia
Columbia, MO 65211

Xinhua Zhuang
Department of Computer Engineering and Computer Science
University of Missouri-Columbia
Columbia, MO 65211


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This version supports Query by Example, Query by Color Layout and Query by Average Color
This version supports Query by Color Layout and Query by Average Color
This version supports Query by Average Color
This version supports progressive display by using


There are several image and video search engines available on the WWW.
Query By Image Content (QBIC) by IBM.
Several search engines (VideoQ, WebClip, WebSEEk, MetaSEEk, VisualSEEk) are available at Columbia University.
Spatial representation and retrieval by J. Yang and C. Li. Published in IEEE Potentials, Feb./Mar. 1998.


Here are some sample images if you are unable to obtain the proper browser:

[Query Output]

[User Interface]


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