Described work carried out for US government. Project entitled Radiant Tin. Provides automated indexing of images. Objects are classified by an operator initially pointing out three instances of an object. Uses an object oriented approach. Also provides image retrieval and regeneration.
Martin Taylor suggested collaboration between John Mariani and Brian Francis.
CSCW could provide other users with feedback on potentially useful queries. For library browsing, annotated searches.
Purpose recognition amongst avatars which could spark more conventional forms of communication.