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Signals and Communication Technology

Multimedia Database Retrieval:

A Human-Centered Approach

Authors: Muneesawang, Paisarn, Guan, Ling

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Multimedia Database Retrieval: A Human-Centered Approach presents the
latest development in user-centered methods and the state-of-the-art in
visual media retrieval.  It includes discussion on perceptually inspired
non-linear paradigm in user-controlled interactive retrieval (UCIR)
systems. It also features a coherent approach which focuses on specific topics
within content/concept-based retrievals via audio-visual information modeling
of multimedia.

Highlights include:

* Exploring an adaptive machine that can learn from its
environment

* Optimizing the learning system by incorporating self-organizing
adaptation into the retrieval process

* Demonstrating state-of-the-art applications within small,
medium, and large databases

The authors also include applications related to Digital Asset
Management (DAM), Computer Aided Referral (CAR) System, Geographical
Database Retrieval, retrieval of Art Documents, and Films and Video
Retrieval.

Multimedia Database Retrieval: A Human-Centered Approach presents the
fundamental and advanced aspects of these topics, as well as the
philosophical directions in the field.  The methods detailed in this
book possess broad applications which will advance the technology in
this fast developing topical area.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Multimedia Database Retrieval:
Book Subtitle
A Human-Centered Approach
Authors
Series Title
Signals and Communication Technology
Copyright
2006
Publisher
Springer US
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag US
eBook ISBN
978-0-387-34629-8
DOI
10.1007/978-0-387-34629-8
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-387-25627-6
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4419-3815-2
Series ISSN
1860-4862
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VIII, 188
Number of Illustrations and Tables
61 b/w illustrations
Topics