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System and method of images search based on image characters

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000246194D
Publication Date: 2016-May-16
Document File: 4 page(s) / 86K

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Abstract

We raise one much more precise image search method based on image characters, and it will largely satisfy users' specific searching requirements on specific characters' images.

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System and method of images search based on image characters

Usually when car design department is developing one new super red sports car, in the early stage of requirement analysis, they

urgently need to understand all the popular red sports cars' appearance in current market, or need insight about which sports car

producers have already owned red car brand, so they will go to search the related images on the search engine for reference. For

example, enter the keyword "red sports car" in the search engine. However, all the current text based search engines are mainly

depending on the related text description in the page of the image or the tag of the image . So if there is only "sports car" keyword

without any"red" keyword in text description of page, this image will be missed although the color of sports car in image is

definitely red. That means although user already specifies the character keyword "red", but it is still not used in traditional image

searching area, and this character information is ignored.

So we raise one much more precise image search method based on image characters, and it will largely satisfy users' specific

searching requirements on specific characters' images.

We raise one invention about one new image search method based on image characters . The main advantage of this method is to help users more accurately locate the target images, because many images by traditional page keyword search are not desired by user, but also a lot of keywords do not match the image itself exactly. For example, if the page does contain the keyword "red", but the associated image is "silver sports car" , which is not the expected image by user. Besides increasing the target image matching ratio, the implementation of this method is also different , and we will introduce the specific implementation process in Part 4.

Claim points:

One system and method of images search based on image characters not based on the traditional image search using the keywords of page.

Here are two examples used to explain process of our system and method of image search based on image characters .

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Example A:


Search goal: red flower
Search process: 1. Terminal user input words, separate characters and keys with comma (red, flower), they are sent to search engine or servers;

2. Search engine or servers extract keys, i.e. flower, primary matches by use of keys and returns search result 1;

3. Based on search result 1, search engine or servers extract characters, and match them in characters' database: 1) Extract information of characters, i.e. red 2) Match it in characters' database, return No 3) Extract characters of images, for example, image 1 (color: yellow, size: 100), image 2 (color: red, size: 50);

4) Add char...