Summary and Info
This book explores multimedia applications that emerged from computer vision and machine learning technologies. These state-of-the-art applications include MPEG-7, interactive multimedia retrieval, multimodal fusion, annotation, and database re-ranking. The application-oriented approach maximizes reader understanding of this complex field. Established researchers explain the latest developments in multimedia database technology and offer a glimpse of future technologies. The authors emphasize the crucial role of innovation, inspiring users to develop new applications in multimedia technologies such as mobile media, large scale image and video databases, news video and film, forensic image databases and gesture databases. With a strong focus on industrial applications along with an overview of research topics, Multimedia Database Retrieval: Technology and Applications is an indispensable guide for computer scientists, engineers and practitioners involved in the development and use of multimedia systems. It also serves as a secondary text or reference for advanced-level students interested in multimedia technologies.