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[nycphp-talk] photos.com color search

Mitch Pirtle mitch.pirtle at gmail.com
Wed Jan 5 09:57:08 EST 2005


FWIW I know that some commercial indexing servers can also determine
physical appearance attributes of images (search for 'red', for
example) and can also be trained with shapes (search for 'tree' for
example).

I'm pretty sure they are using something like that, or are possibly
generating their own keyword lists manually.

-- Mitch

On Wed, 5 Jan 2005 10:40:01 +0530, Sajith A <sajith.ml at gmail.com> wrote:
> I recently came accross a new feature added by photos.com. They allows
> the users to search images based on the color.
> 
> http://www.photos.com/en/search/index?srch=Search&cp_color=%23b02020%2B
> 
> They are using linux server and i hope it is done in php. Anybody has
> any idea how this is implemented. I don't think they are accessing the
> image files each and every time - they might be storing the color info
> in the db. Any idea how this can be implemented. This is not a
> requirement i'm facing - just curios.....



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