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Is there a way to search Google Images for distinct images matching a keyword? It's annoying to search something and get dozens of versions of the same thing.

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This is really unlikely. How do you determine a duplicate? To your eye they may look identical, but how does a computer determine that? Comparing pixel-by-pixel won't work. What if the image has been cropped? Or a watermark added? And whatever algorithmic solution is brought to bear, it has to be fast. –  Al E. Jun 13 '13 at 16:28
    
Edge detection? –  Thalecress Jun 14 '13 at 15:21
    
Do you want to implement this on a browser or programmatically? –  Reuben L. Jun 16 '13 at 12:01
    
Can you post a search that does return dozens of images of the same thing? I'm not seeing this. –  Fuhrmanator Jun 19 '13 at 1:38

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