Dr. Arne Schuldt
CEO and Researcher

On the Importance of
Preserving the Part-Order in Shape Retrieval

A. Schuldt, B. Gottfried, O. Osterhagen, and O. Herzog

University of Bremen
Centre for Computing Technologies (TZI)
Am Fallturm 1, D-28359 Bremen


This paper discusses the importance of part-order-preservation in shape matching. A part descriptor is introduced that supports both preserving and abandoning the order of parts. The evaluation shows that retrieval results are improved by almost 38% if the original ordering is preserved.


Schuldt, A., Gottfried, B., Osterhagen, O., and Herzog, O. (2007). On the Importance of Preserving the Part-Order in Shape Retrieval. In Clarke, C. L. A., Fuhr, N., Kando, N., Kraaij, W., and de Vries, A. P. (eds.): 30th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval (SIGIR 2007). Amsterdam, The Netherlands, July 23-27, 2007. ACM Press, pp. 771-772.


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