photodisc search (was Re: BOUNTY BEAR is Faster ...)

Thomas Shaddack shaddack at
Thu Jul 8 14:17:01 PDT 2004

A big database of images with metadata can be used to train a neural 
network (or other suitable AI approach) to recognize unknown images.

On Thu, 8 Jul 2004, Tyler Durden wrote:

> Yeah, but this is a metadata search, correct? Seems to me Our Protectors(TM)
> are probably able to search a vast database of images themselves. In other
> words, go look for details they hadn't previously thought of as being
> important (and hence were not available in metadata). Given high-density CCDs
> and real cheap storage, these details may be very minute, or perhaps small+far
> away.

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