Image classification using compression distance

Lan, Y. and Harvey, R. W. ORCID: (2005) Image classification using compression distance. In: Vision, Video and Graphics, 2005-07-07 - 2005-07-08.

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The normalised compression distance measures the mutual compressibility of two signals. We show that this distance can be used for classification on real images. Furthermore, the same compressor can also operate on derived features with no further modification. We consider derived features consisting of trees indicating the containment and relative area of connected sets within the image. It had been previously postulated that such trees might be useful features, but they are too complicated for conventional classifiers. The new classifier operating on these trees produces results that are very similar to those obtained on the raw images thus allowing, for the first time, classification using the full trees.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Science > School of Computing Sciences
UEA Research Groups: Faculty of Science > Research Groups > Interactive Graphics and Audio
Faculty of Science > Research Groups > Smart Emerging Technologies
Depositing User: Vishal Gautam
Date Deposited: 20 Jul 2011 13:16
Last Modified: 22 Apr 2023 02:45

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