This book describes the current state of video search engine technology and details the opportunities to contribute to the development of this field. It brings readers up to date on the state of the art in multimedia search technologies and systems.
In this book, some fifteen well-known data mining professionals give their answers to such questions as What are your notable success stories? and How did you learn from your failures? The contributors also offer real-world advice on career planning.
The author of this book first reviews the major approaches to learning to rank. For each approach he presents the basic framework, with example algorithms. Scientific theoretical soundness is combined with broad development and application experiences.
Summarizing almost ten years of intensive research into multi- and cross-lingual information access, this book is a comprehensive description of the technologies involved in designing and developing systems for multilingual information retrieval.
Based on more than 10 years of teaching experience, Blanken and his coeditors have assembled all the topics that should be covered in advanced undergraduate or graduate courses on multimedia retrieval and multimedia databases.
As more and more of us use automated music recommendation, this book describes how these systems work, explores some of their limitations, offers techniques for evaluating their effectiveness, and uses real-life examples to show how to build them effectively.