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An embodiment provides for enabling retrieval of a collection of captured images that form at least a portion of a library of images. For each image in the collection, a captured image may be analyzed to recognize information from image data contained in the captured image, and an index may be generated, where the index data is based on the recognized information. Using the index, functionality such as search and retrieval is enabled. Various recognition techniques, including those that use the face, clothing, apparel, and combinations of characteristics may be utilized. Recognition may be performed on, among other things, persons and text carried on objects.

Title
System and method for enabling search and retrieval from image files based on recognized information
Application Number
11/246741
Publication Number
7809722 (B2)
Application Date
October 7, 2005
Publication Date
October 5, 2010
Inventor
Azhar Khan
San Francisco
CA, US
Munjal Shah
Los Altos
CA, US
Danny Yang
Palo Alto
CA, US
Diem Vu
Mountain View
CA, US
Kuang Chih Lee
Mountain View
CA, US
Vincent Vanhoucke
Menlo Park
CA, US
Dragomir Anguelov
San Francisco
CA, US
Salih Burak Gokturk
Mountain View
CA, US
Agent
Mahamedi Paradice Kreisman
Assignee
Like com
CA, US
IPC
G06F 17/30
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