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epitome

a summary of a written work; abstract
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Since the destructive eruption of AD 79, Vesuvius has been a captivating and epitomic symbol not only for Neapolitans but also for many scientists and erudite observers.
Previous recognition literatures using multiple images generally focused on elaborately designed features, such as color and edgel histograms, weighted color histograms, maximally stable color regions, epitomic analysis, region covariance [1-6], etc.
With a nod toward the epitomic lover's enduring longevity, the innkeeper reveals that this tale may have no end, nor make any conclusive statement on the nature of its elusive, enigmatic subject: "The rest of the story cannot be told, either by Don Juan or by me, or by anyone else.