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Advances in Multimedia
Volume 2011, Article ID 421820, 9 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2011/421820
Research Article

Fast Retrieval Algorithm for Earth Mover's Distance Using EMD Lower Bounds and a Skipping Algorithm

1Department of Information Solution, Institute of Technology and Science, The University of Tokushima, 2-1 Minami-Josanjima-Cho, Tokushima-Shi, Tokushima 770-8506, Japan
2Center for Advanced Information Technology, The University of Tokushima, 2-1 Minami-Josanjima-Cho, Tokushima-Shi, Tokushima 770-8506, Japan

Received 2 September 2010; Revised 20 January 2011; Accepted 19 March 2011

Academic Editor: Deepu Rajan

Copyright © 2011 Masami Shishibori et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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