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Image Retrieval System Based on Density Slicing of Colour Histogram of Images Subareas and Colour Pair Segmentation

Techniques to identify objects within an image and searching for similar objects in the database is not claiming a lot of progress, due to the limitations of the capabilities of the existing techniques and algorithms in image processing and computer vision to perform such task. In this paper, a new technique based on slicing the images to equally sub-areas, then applying the density slicing to the colour histogram of


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