The problem of finding information in large volumes of imagery is a challenging one, with few good solutions. While most search engines allow users to find information in collections of text quite efficiently, there is a lack of similar solutions when it comes to searching for imagery. The problem is computers aren't able to interpret imagery very well. They can't deal with novelty, variability, or exploit contextual information and prior knowledge to the extent that humans can. Unfortunately, most manual image analysis tools currently in use are inefficienttapping into slow and deliberate cognitive processes. Most image search and analysis…
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