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Multimedia Document Systems In Perspectives

Author : Peiya Liu
ISBN : 9781461551751
Genre : Computers
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Multimedia Document Systems in Perspectives brings together in one place important contributions and up-to-date research results in this fast moving area. Multimedia Document Systems in Perspectives serves as an excellent reference, providing insight into some of the most challenging research issues in the field.
Category: Computers

Handbook Of Internet And Multimedia Systems And Applications

Author : Borko Furht
ISBN : 0849318580
Genre : Computers
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Today, multimedia applications on the Internet are still in their infancy. They include personalized communications, such as Internet telephone and videophone, and interactive applications, such as video-on-demand, videoconferencing, distance learning, collaborative work, digital libraries, radio and television broadcasting, and others. Handbook of Internet and Multimedia Systems and Applications, a companion to the author's Handbook of Multimedia Computing probes the development of systems supporting Internet and multimedia applications. Part one introduces basic multimedia and Internet concepts, user interfaces, standards, authoring techniques and tools, and video browsing and retrieval techniques. Part two covers multimedia and communications systems, including distributed multimedia systems, visual information systems, multimedia messaging and news systems, conference systems, and many others. Part three presents contemporary Internet and multimedia applications including multimedia education, interactive movies, multimedia document systems, multimedia broadcasting over the Internet, and mobile multimedia.
Category: Computers

Multimedia Database In Perspective

Author : Peter M.G. Apers
ISBN : 9781447109570
Genre : Computers
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During the last decade, multimedia has emerged as a major research and de velopment area. Pushed by advanced technology like huge-capacity storage de vices, fast networks, and powerful work stations, new applications have arisen. Many definitions of multimedia systems exist, one of them being computer sys tems that support interactive use of at least one of the following information sources: graphics, image, voice, sound, and video. These systems have caused a boom in the world of entertainment, but also in other business areas great opportunities for novel products and services are available. The size of multi media data is often huge, and the storage of huge amounts of data is a task normally allocated to database management systems. Although some modern database management systems offer facilities to support development of multi media applications, many problems related to multimedia support are still not well understood. This book reports on research efforts to solve some of these problems. An in troductory knowledge of databases, and also of operating systems and network technology is assumed. The book is very suitable as material for courses at senior or graduate level, but also for upgrading the skills of computer scientists working on database management systems, multimedia systems or applications. The book consists of four parts. Part I is called "Requirements for a Mul timedia Database" and comprises chapters one to three. Chapter one presents an outline of the book.
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Perspectives On Content Based Multimedia Systems

Author : Jian Kang Wu
ISBN : 9780792379447
Genre : Computers
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Multimedia data comprising of images, audio and video is becoming increasingly common. The decreasing costs of consumer electronic devices such as digital cameras and digital camcorders, along with the ease of transportation facilitated by the Internet, has lead to a phenomenal rise in the amount of multimedia data generated and distributed. Given that this trend of increased use of multimedia data is likely to accelerate, there is an urgent need for providing a clear means of capturing, storing, indexing, retrieving, analyzing and summarizing such data. Content-based access to multimedia data is of primary importance since it is the natural way by which human beings interact with such information. To facilitate the content-based access of multimedia information, the first step is to derive feature measures from these data so that a feature space representation of the data content can be formed. This can subsequently allow for mapping the feature space to the symbol space (semantics) either automatically or through human intervention. Thus, signal to symbol mapping, useful for any practical system, can be successfully achieved. Perspectives on Content-Based Multimedia Systems provides a comprehensive set of techniques to tackle these important issues. This book offers detailed solutions to a wide range of practical problems in building real systems by providing specifics of three systems built by the authors. While providing a systems focus, it also equips the reader with a keen understanding of the fundamental issues, including a formalism for content-based multimedia database systems, multimedia feature extraction, object-based techniques, signature-based techniques and fuzzy retrieval techniques. The performance evaluation issues of practical systems is also explained. This book brings together essential elements of building a content-based multimedia database system in a way that makes them accessible to practitioners in computer science and electrical engineering. It can also serve as a textbook for graduate-level courses.
Category: Computers

Multimedia Mining

Author : Chabane Djeraba
ISBN : 1402072473
Genre : Computers
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Multimedia Mining: A Highway to Intelligent Multimedia Documents brings together experts in digital media content analysis, state-of-art data mining and knowledge discovery in multimedia database systems, knowledge engineers and domain experts from diverse applied disciplines. Multimedia documents are ubiquitous and often required, if not essential, in many applications today. This phenomenon has made multimedia documents widespread and extremely large. There are tools for managing and searching within these collections, but the need for tools to extract hidden useful knowledge embedded within multimedia objects is becoming pressing and central for many decision-making applications. The tools needed today are tools for discovering relationships between objects or segments within multimedia document components, such as classifying images based on their content, extracting patterns in sound, categorizing speech and music, and recognizing and tracking objects in video streams.
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Electronic Government And The Information Systems Perspective

Author : Kim Normann Andersen
ISBN : 9783642229619
Genre : Computers
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This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the Second International Conference on Electronic Government and the Information Systems Perspective, EGOVIS 2011, held in Toulouse, France, in August/September 2011. The 30 revised full papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from numerous submissions. Among the topics addressed are aspects of security, reliability, privacy and anonymity of e-government systems, knowledge processing, service-oriented computing, and case studies of e-government systems in several countries.
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Knowledge Networks The Social Software Perspective

Author : Lytras, Miltiadis D.
ISBN : 9781599049779
Genre : Computers
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"This book concentrates on strategies that exploit emerging technologies for the knowledge effectiveness in social networks"--Provided by publisher.
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Design And Management Of Multimedia Information Systems Opportunities And Challenges

Author : Syed, Mahbubur Rahman
ISBN : 1930708815
Genre : Computers
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Multimedia technology has the potential to transform end user computing from interactive text and graphics models into something more compatible with the digital and electronic world of the new century. This book aims to help technology professionals gain an understanding and perspective on areas related to multimedia computing and communication, while addressing the major issues and challenges in the design and management of multimedia information systems.
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Multimedia And Imaging Databases

Author : Setrag Khoshafian
ISBN : 1558603123
Genre : Computers
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Affordable and mainstream manipulation of multimedia data types will lead to tremendous growth in imaging and multimedia data in general computing environments. Multimedia and imaging applications can now provide benefits to common business applications by integrating voice, sound, images, animation and digitized video. Ultimately, it will be possible to convert all information that is currently stored on paper, video and film into a digitized environment. This will allow users to organize, search and route multimedia objects over local and wide area networks in real time. The authors' introductory level presentation of this new class of data types supplies the database technology required for effective manipulation and storage. Multimedia and database experts, Khoshafian and Baker aptly illustrate the ability of multimedia database systems to concurrently share, access, and query large collections of multimedia information. They introduce the elemental concepts of object and relational databases and then apply them to multimedia and imaging databases. Fundamental database topics discussed include querying, transaction support, recovery, security, and storage. This book provides information essential to the incorporation of multimedia databases that will improve the quantity and quality of information manipulated by computer users in many areas including medicine, computer aided design, and information retrieval systems.
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Multimedia Information Retrieval

Author : Roberto Raieli
ISBN : 9781780633886
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Novel processing and searching tools for the management of new multimedia documents have developed. Multimedia Information Retrieval (MIR) is an organic system made up of Text Retrieval (TR); Visual Retrieval (VR); Video Retrieval (VDR); and Audio Retrieval (AR) systems. So that each type of digital document may be analysed and searched by the elements of language appropriate to its nature, search criteria must be extended. Such an approach is known as the Content Based Information Retrieval (CBIR), and is the core of MIR. This novel content-based concept of information handling needs to be integrated with more traditional semantics. Multimedia Information Retrieval focuses on the tools of processing and searching applicable to the content-based management of new multimedia documents. Translated from Italian by Giles Smith, the book is divided into two parts. Part one discusses MIR and related theories, and puts forward new methodologies; part two reviews various experimental and operating MIR systems, and presents technical and practical conclusions. Gives a complete, organic picture of MIR and CBIR Proposes a novel conceptualisation around the ideas of Information Retrieval (IR) and digital document management in the context of Library and Information Science (LIS) Relevant for both library and information science and information technology specialists
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Handbook Of Research On Instructional Systems And Technology

Author : Kidd, Terry T.
ISBN : 9781599048666
Genre : Computers
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"This book provides information on different styles of instructional design methodologies, tips, and strategies on how to use technology to facilitate active learning and techniques to help faculty and researchers develop online instructional and teaching materials. It enables libraries to provide a foundational reference for researchers, educators, administrators, and others in the context of instructional systems and technology"--Provided by publisher.
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Multimedia

Author : Lars Kjelldahl
ISBN : 9783642773310
Genre : Computers
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This volume is a record of the first Eurographics Workshop on Multimedia, held at the department of Numerical Analysis and Computing Science (NADA), Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, April 18-19, 1991. Eurographics is the European Association for Computer Graphics. It is a non-profit organization, one of whose activities is organizing workshops to provide an interface between academic and industrial research in the field of computer graphics. The idea of holding a Eurographics workshop on multimedia was put forward at the Eurographics conference in 1989. Following the success of this first workshop, a second workshop has been announced, to take place in Darmstadt, May 4-6, 1992. The Stockholm workshop met with great interest and many good contributions were received by the program committee. There were approximately 40 participants and 23 presentations were given - so many indeed that one might characterize the workshop as a working conference - and there were many discussions focusing on the presentations. The presentations dealt with a range of topics, including the clarification of ideas about the different concepts in multimedia, object-oriented methods for multimedia, multimedia from psychological perspectives, synchronization problems in multimedia, cooperative work using multimedia, and building multimedia interfaces. The presentations were the focus for numerous discussions. There was also a small exhibition of four different multimedia systems, representing the spectrum from research prototypes to commercial products.
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Multimedia Information Systems

Author : Marios C. Angelides
ISBN : 9780792399155
Genre : Computers
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Multimedia Information Systems explores the technical, human, organizational and socio-economic issues which underpin the implementation and use of multimedia information systems. This unique book comprehensively defines multimedia information systems and its emerging architecture. Today's important issues of networked multimedia information systems and multimedia trafficking on the information superhighway are thoroughly investigated. Multimedia information systems applications and organizational implications are also discussed along with multimedia authoring systems. Multimedia Information Systems is essential reading for all students and professionals faced with the challenges of multimedia information systems management and development. Multimedia Information Systems develops an awareness of the problems associated with multimedia information systems management, and the ability to understand and address these emerging challenges on an organizational and technical level. The book explores the limitations of multimedia on the information superhighway, and offers solutions for present and future development on the Internet. This book also scrutinizes the current applications of multimedia information systems, and examines how they can be developed. Multimedia Information Systems serves as an excellent text for courses on the subject, and as an invaluable reference for multimedia information systems professionals.
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Protocols And Systems For Interactive Distributed Multimedia

Author : Fernando Boavida
ISBN : 9783540001690
Genre : Computers
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This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the Joint International Workshops on Interactive Distributed Multimedia Systems and Protocols for Multimedia Systems, IDMS/PROMS 2002, held in Coimbra, Portugal in November 2002. The 30 revised full papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 112 submissions. The papers are organized in topical sections on performance of protocols and applications, mobile multimedia systems, standards and related issues, quality of service, video systems and applications, resource management, and multimedia support.
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Multimedia Computing

Author : Gerald Friedland
ISBN : 9781139991575
Genre : Computers
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Humans are the best functioning example of multimedia communication and computing - that is, we understand information and experiences through the unified perspective offered by our five senses. This innovative textbook presents emerging techniques in multimedia computing from an experiential perspective in which each medium - audio, images, text, and so on - is a strong component of the complete, integrated exchange of information or experience. The authors' goal is to present current techniques in computing and communication that will lead to the development of a unified and holistic approach to computing using heterogeneous data sources. Gerald Friedland and Ramesh Jain introduce the fundamentals of multimedia computing, describing the properties of perceptually encoded information, presenting common algorithms and concepts for handling it, and outlining the typical requirements for emerging applications that use multifarious information sources. Designed for advanced undergraduate and beginning graduate courses, the book will also serve as an introduction for engineers and researchers interested in understanding the elements of multimedia and their role in building specific applications.
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Bridging Between Cultural Heritage Institutions

Author : Tiziana Catarci
ISBN : 9783642543470
Genre : Computers
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This book constitutes the thoroughly refereed proceedings of the 9th Italian Research Conference on Digital Libraries, held in Rome, Italy, in January/February 2013. The 18 full papers presented together with an invited paper and a panel paper were selected from extended versions of the presentations given at the conference. The papers then went through an additional round of reviewing and revision after the event. The papers are organized in topical sections on information access; Digital Library (DL) architecture; DL projects; semantics and DLs; models and evaluation for DLs; DL applications; discussing DL perspectives.
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Book Review Index

Author : Charles B. Montney
ISBN : 0787622672
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Book Review Index provides quick access to reviews of books, periodicals, books on tape and electronic media representing a wide range of popular, academic and professional interests. Book Review Index is available in a three-issue subscription covering the current year or as an annual cumulation covering the past year.
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Perspectives Of Systems Informatics

Author : Amir Pnueli
ISBN : 9783642114854
Genre : Computers
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This book contains thoroughly refereed and revised papers from the 7th International Andrei Ershov Memorial Conference on Perspectives of System Informatics, PSI 2009, held in Akademgorodok, Novosibirsk, Russia, in June 2009. The 26 revised full papers and 4 revised short papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 67 submissions. The volume also contains 5 invited papers covering a range of hot topics in system informatics. The papers address all current aspects of theoretical computer science, programming methodology, and new information technologies, which are among the most important contributions of system informatics.
Category: Computers