Searching for Text in Images

We (my lab, recently published on our new image search engine for biomedical images, called YIF, or Yale Image Finder. From our blog post on our web site:

We have recently released a new biomedical image search engine we call YIF. You can access it at:

You can search the actual image content of over 34,000 Open Access articles from PubMed Central. We use OCR with different levels of image correction (article and corpus) for highly accurate image text extraction.

For more details about our algorithms, we have a paper in Bioinformatics titled “Yale Image Finder (YIF): a new search engine for retrieving biomedical images“.


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