This book emphasizes various image shape feature extraction methods which are necessary for image shape recognition and classification. Focussing on a shape feature extraction technique used in content-based image retrieval (CBIR), it explains different applications of image shape features in the field of content-based image retrieval. Showcasing useful applications and illustrating examples in many interdisciplinary fields, the present book is aimed at researchers and graduate students in electrical engineering, data science, computer science, medicine, and machine learning including medical physics and information technology.

chapter 1|13 pages

Introduction to Shape Feature

chapter 2|10 pages

One-Dimensional Function Shape Features

chapter 3|19 pages

Geometric Shape Features

chapter 4|19 pages

Polygonal Approximation Shape Features

chapter 5|15 pages

Spatial Interrelation Shape Features

chapter 6|13 pages

Moment Shape Feature

chapter 7|11 pages

Scale-Space Shape Features

chapter 8|14 pages

Shape Transform Domain Shape Feature

chapter 9|10 pages

Applications of Shape Features