Monthly Archives: January 2017

Modeling plant phenology database: Blending near-surface remote phenology with on-the-ground observations

The study of recurrent life cycles events and its relationship to climate, plant phenology, handles multifaceted information that needs to be organized and made promptly accessed by scientific community. In this paper, the authors propose the conceptual design and implementation … Continue reading

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A multimodal query expansion based on genetic programming for visually-oriented e-commerce applications

The article entitled “A multimodal query expansion based on genetic programming for visually-oriented e-commerce applications” presents a novel multimodal query expansion strategy, based on genetic programming (GP), for image search in visually-oriented e-commerce applications. The proposed solution allows finding relevant … Continue reading

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Pixel-Level Tissue Classification for Ultrasound Images

This paper presents a new method for classifying tissues in ultrasound imagery at the pixel level. The proposed method is basically composed of 1) image normalization, 2) multiscale description, and 3) classification. The main advantage of the proposed method is … Continue reading

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Combining re-ranking and rank aggregation methods for image retrieval

In this paper, entitled “Combining re-ranking and rank aggregation methods for image retrieval”, the authors Daniel Pedronette and Ricardo Torres propose four novel approaches for combining re-ranking and rank aggregation methods aiming at improving the effectiveness of CBIR systems. They … Continue reading

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