Friday, May 22, 2009

Mapping the World's Photos

Mapping the World's Photos is a fascinating paper from Jon Kleimberg et al. They used textual features and SIFT image signatures to geo-localize a large sample of Flicker images. It seems that the two different class of features show a mutual benefit.

It's fascinating to discover what are the most photographed world landmarks.. Applestore in 5th avenue, NYC is the 5th most photograped place in the world, while Rome's colosseum is just 41th...

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