PhotoGeo: A Self-Organizing System for Personal Photo Collections

Yuri Almeida Lacerda, Hugo Feitosa de Figueirêdo, Cláudio de Souza Baptista, Marcus Costa Sampaio
2008 2008 Tenth IEEE International Symposium on Multimedia  
Nowadays the photo-capturing devices are no longer limited to digital cameras but include mobile phones, PDAs and others. This is leading to a new problem: a very large number of digital photos captured and chaotically stored in multiple locations without being annotated. This paper presents a new system, called PhotoGeo, for self-organization of georeferenced photos. The proposed system uses metadata and external sources to organize the photos. These external sources include a map-based social
more » ... network and user's calendar. Furthermore, spatial clustering and temporal segmentation techniques are used to join the photos into clusters with similar features. Tenth IEEE International Symposium on Multimedia 978-0-7695-3454-1/08 $25.00
doi:10.1109/ism.2008.81 dblp:conf/ism/LacerdaFBS08 fatcat:x4ry4yjaibc7tpftnoesi4fezq