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Semantic multimedia information analysis for retrieval applications

Magalhães, João and Rüger, Stefan (2009). Semantic multimedia information analysis for retrieval applications. In: Ahmad, Ashraf M. A. and Khalil, Ismail eds. Multimedia Transcoding in Mobile and Wireless Networks. IGI Global, pp. 47–65.

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Most of the research in multimedia retrieval applications has focused on retrieval by content or retrieval by example. Since the classical review by Smeulders, Worring, Santini, Gupta, and Jain (2000), a new interest has grown immensely in the multimedia information retrieval community: retrieval by semantics. This exciting new research area arises as a combination of multimedia understanding, information extraction, information retrieval, and digital libraries. This chapter presents a comprehensive review of analysis algorithms in order to extract semantic information from multimedia content. We discuss statistical approaches to analyze images and video content and conclude with a discussion regarding the described methods.

Item Type: Book Section
Copyright Holders: 2009 IGI Global
ISBN: 1-59904-984-8, 978-1-59904-984-7
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) > Knowledge Media Institute (KMi)
Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
Item ID: 25876
Depositing User: Kay Dave
Date Deposited: 08 Jan 2011 18:45
Last Modified: 04 Oct 2016 10:53
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