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Monday, 25th June 2007

New Report: Making Image Retrieval Easier: Photo Metadata White Paper 2007

From press release:

Building better ways to catalogue and search for images has led to an important white paper just approved by the International Press Telecommunications Council.

At its annual general meeting held in Tokyo last week, more than 50 IPTC delegates from around the world unanimously approved publication of the Photo Metadata White Paper. It outlines photo work flow at many types of agencies that buy, sell and use images, and offers crucial suggestions for expanding the amount and types of metadata that are embedded in photos. The white paper targets the entire photo industry, not just journalists.

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27 pages; PDF.

Source: International Press Telecommunications Council’s Photo Metadata Working Group (via DocuTicker)

See Also: Of course, don't forget that a lot of research is going into combining human generated
headings with content-based image retrieval. Examples and more here.


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