Patent Number: 6,169,998

Title: Method of and a system for generating multiple-degreed database for images

Abstract: Ranked database is generated for referring to images. The database contains references or key text to images, and the references are ranked for predetermined degrees of relevance to the images.

Inventors: Iwasaki; Masajiro (Kanagawa, JP), Huang; Yingjieh (Kanagawa, JP)

Assignee: Ricoh Company, Ltd.

International Classification: G06F 17/30 (20060101); G06F 017/30 ()

Expiration Date: 01/02/2018