TITLE

Riya -- a Recognition System for Photographs

AUTHOR(S)
Curran, Kevin
PUB. DATE
February 2007
SOURCE
Multimedia Information & Technology;Feb2007, Vol. 33 Issue 1, p23
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on the development of Riya, a visual search engine that looks for images. Its software can search for similar faces and objects among several images across the Web site. In searching, the results are refined using attributes like color, shape and texture. Riya also has a personal search service involving face and text recognition on photographs. Recommended number of photographs to upload is 500 or more. However, some are worried about the privacy issues in allowing face recognition to be used. This is because Riya does not have imposed rules that restrict access to photographs.
ACCESSION #
24343581

 

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