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Local Image Descriptors in Computer Visionclick here for more information (downloadable pdf)

This Special Issue will provide the computer vision community with the opportunity to systematically collect and share the latest developments and trends on this active research field. It will also offer scientists the chance to propose original ideas and uncommon approaches, out of the mainstream ones, and open to unexplored research directions.

Topics include, but are not limited to:

  • Recent advances in local image detector and descriptor design
  • Handcrafted vs deep and general data-driven local descriptors
  • Time and storage efficient descriptor solutions
  • Local image descriptors for large-scale scenarios
  • Enhanced matching with statistical and spatial constraints
  • Uncommon and innovative applications of local descriptors
  • Deep local descriptors interpretation and visualization
  • Descriptor evaluation, new benchmark protocols and datasets

Previously published Special Issues


Computer Vision in Cancer Data Analysis

Vol. 12, Issue 8

Special Section: Selected Papers from the 19th International Conference on Image Analysis and Processing (ICIAP) 2017

Vol. 12, Issue 7

Computer Vision for Animal Biometrics

Vol. 12, Issue 2

Special Section: Computer Vision in Healthcare and Assisted Living

Vol. 12, Issue 1


Special Section: Deep Learning in Computer Vision

Vol. 11, Issue 8


Video Analytics

Vol. 10, Issue 4


Unsupervised feature learning for vision

Vol. 9, Issue 5


Invited Papers from Editorial Board Members

Vol. 6, Issue 6

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