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Variations in Shape Context Descriptor: A Survey

International Journal of Computer Applications
© 2014 by IJCA Journal
Volume 90 - Number 12
Year of Publication: 2014
Neha Bhuptani
Bjial Talati

Neha Bhuptani and Bjial Talati. Article: Variations in Shape Context Descriptor: A Survey. International Journal of Computer Applications 90(12):29-33, March 2014. Full text available. BibTeX

	author = {Neha Bhuptani and Bjial Talati},
	title = {Article: Variations in Shape Context Descriptor: A Survey},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	year = {2014},
	volume = {90},
	number = {12},
	pages = {29-33},
	month = {March},
	note = {Full text available}


There is a great significance of Image retrieval in multimedia and for image retrieval shape is one of the promising features. This paper presents a survey on one of the method of image retrieval based on shape. First, Shape context is described in this paper and the various versions of it that are implemented are given in detail. This paper gives a summarized view of all the methods of shape context in one single place. It investigates all the methods and gives a brief review. Shape context is descriptor that uses the global features of the shape.


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