Abstract: In today’s epoch of Digital technology, the need of content based image retrieval is increasing day by day. Image retrieval system based on image’s visual content becomes more desirable. Hence, content based image retrieval has emerged as one of the most active research areas in the past few years. There are a lot of approaches have been proposed for content based image retrieval. The literature addresses the issues involved in content based image retrieval and presents solution to them. To this end, an interface is designed for content based image retrieval and in order to key out best approach a comparative study is performed.

Keywords: Content Based Image Retrieval, Fuzzy Semantic Relevance Matrix, Histogram of Oriented Gradients, Local Binary Pattern, Negative Predictive Value, Positive Predictive Value.