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Content-based image search

Project Description


ricerca is a python package for content-based searching of microscope images. It uses a set of numerical features to describe each image and a method for combining them to measure similarity.

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Ivan Cao-Berg, Baek Hwan Cho, Jennifer Bakal and Robert F. Murphy
Lane Center for Computational Biology
School of Computer Science
Carnegie Mellon University


  • B.H. Cho, I. Cao-Berg, J.A. Bakal, and R.F. Murphy (2012) OMERO.searcher: Content-based image search for microscope images. Nature Methods 9:633-634.
  • Leejay Wu, Christos Faloutsos, Katia P. Sycara, and Terry R. Payne. 2000. FALCON: Feedback Adaptive Loop for Content-Based Retrieval. In Proceedings of the 26th International Conference on Very Large Data Bases (VLDB ‘00), Amr El Abbadi, Michael L. Brodie, Sharma Chakravarthy, Umeshwar Dayal, Nabil Kamel, Gunter Schlageter, and Kyu-Young Whang (Eds.). Morgan Kaufmann Publishers Inc., San Francisco, CA, USA, 297-306.

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