Searching with Images instead of Words

Bill Stewart bill.stewart at
Sun Jan 16 02:28:51 PST 2005

>>Expecting a front view of an image to match with a
>>side view of the same image is impossible. They are
>>both disjoint sets of information.
>>If all the images are frontal images, we can match
>>them with a hight probability, otherwise I doubt this
>>technology has a future.

I think it definitely has a future.
I'm a bit skeptical about whether it's a _near_ future, though....

It sounds especially possible for specific classes of pictures,
such as outdoor locations in major cities.

Bill Stewart  bill.stewart at  

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