Inspiration

Catalogue of the Badisches Landesmuseum. The motivation is to create an easy access to the catalogue's content. The interaction is meant to be intuitive and playful.

What it does

The user can create a sketch that is used as a search query to find visually similar entries in the catalogue. It is based on comparison of edges. Five results are immedialty shown next to the sketch. Sketches can be stored to be viewed later on.

How we built it

Python, opencv

Challenges we ran into

Finding a well working approach for similarity calculation.

Accomplishments that we're proud of

Playful interaction that motivates to search for new discoveries.

What we learned

People really liked vases back in the days.

What's next for Doodle Search

Find the opportunity for a real use case and implement the according details/technologies and tweak the system accordingly.

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