Multimedia Information Retrieval and Management: Technological Fundamentals and Applications / Edition 1

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This comprehensive book offers a full picture of the cutting edge technologies in the area of "Multimedia Retrieval and Management". It addresses graduate students and scientists in electrical engineering and in computer science as well as system designers, engineers, programmers and other technical managers in the IT industries. The book provides a complete set of theories and technologies necessary for a profound introduction to the field. It includes multimedia low-level feature extraction and high-level semantic description in addition to multimedia authentication and watermarking, and the most up-to-date MPEG-7 standard. A broad range of practical applications is covered, e.g., digital libraries, medical images, biometrics, human palm-print and face-for-security, living plants data management and video-on-demand service.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9783540002444
  • Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
  • Publication date: 4/10/2003
  • Series: Signals and Communication Technology Series
  • Edition description: 2003
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 476
  • Product dimensions: 9.21 (w) x 6.14 (h) x 1.06 (d)

Table of Contents

Part I: Technological Fundamentals.- Fundamentals of Content-based Image Retrieval.- Content-based Video Analysis, Retrieval and Browsing, Relevance feedback in Content-based Image Retrieval.- Video Analysis and Summarization at Structural and Semantic Levels.- Content-based Retrieval for Digital Audio and Music.- MPEG-7 Multimedia Content Description Standard.- Multimedia Authentication and Watermarking.- Indexing and Retrieving High Dimensional Visual Features.- A Semantic Data Modeling Mechanism for a Multimedia Database.- Feature-based Retrieval in Visual Database Systems.- Part II: Applications.- Digital Library.- Scalable Storage for Digital Libraries.- Object Repositories for Digital Libraries.- Information Discovery on the World-Wide-Web.- Cooperative Multimedia Information Systems.- PACS, Image Management and Imaging Informatics.- Content-based Retrieval for Medical Data.- Biometrics Feature Retrieval Using Palmprint Image.- Search of Human Faces from a Face Database.- Data Management for Live Plant Identification.- Fast Startup and Interactive Retrievals of Broadcast Videos.

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