SHOPPING BY EXAMPLE - A New Shopping Paradigm in Next Generation Retail Stores

Ashish Khare, Hiranmay Ghosh, Jaideep Shankar Jagannathan

Abstract

In this paper, we present a new example based approach to search for a particular product based on its visual properties. A user can take a photo of a product package with a cell-phone or webcam and submit it to an online shopping portal for finding the product details. We search a product image database for the distinctive visual features on the query image to locate the desired product. We use PCA-SIFT feature for robust retrieval, to account for possible imperfections in the query image due to uncontrolled user environment. We use Oracle Java R-Tree to index image features to realize a scalable system. We establish robustness and scalability of our approach by conducting several experiments on fairly large prototype implementations.

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in Harvard Style

Khare A., Ghosh H. and Jagannathan J. (2009). SHOPPING BY EXAMPLE - A New Shopping Paradigm in Next Generation Retail Stores . In Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications - Volume 2: VISAPP, (VISIGRAPP 2009) ISBN 978-989-8111-69-2, pages 48-53. DOI: 10.5220/0001788600480053


in Bibtex Style

@conference{visapp09,
author={Ashish Khare and Hiranmay Ghosh and Jaideep Shankar Jagannathan},
title={SHOPPING BY EXAMPLE - A New Shopping Paradigm in Next Generation Retail Stores },
booktitle={Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications - Volume 2: VISAPP, (VISIGRAPP 2009)},
year={2009},
pages={48-53},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0001788600480053},
isbn={978-989-8111-69-2},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications - Volume 2: VISAPP, (VISIGRAPP 2009)
TI - SHOPPING BY EXAMPLE - A New Shopping Paradigm in Next Generation Retail Stores
SN - 978-989-8111-69-2
AU - Khare A.
AU - Ghosh H.
AU - Jagannathan J.
PY - 2009
SP - 48
EP - 53
DO - 10.5220/0001788600480053