Multimedia Tools and Applications

, Volume 51, Issue 3, pp 1175–1200 | Cite as

Concept modeling: From origins to multimedia

  • Sanida Omerovic
  • Zoran Babovic
  • Zhilbert Tafa
  • Veljko Milutinovic
  • Sašo Tomazic
Article

Abstract

The origins of concept modeling are in the field of artificial intelligence. This is where the initial algorithms were introduced first. With the emerging developments in the field of multimedia systems, a strong need is generated to examine and implement concepts-based retrieval of multimedia-contents, from large data bases or from the Internet. The early works were based on appropriate modifications of classical approaches. The latest developments utilize the algorithms that make sense only in the case of multimedia systems. This paper presents a number of classical approaches to concept modeling and their applicability to multimedia. Then it discusses a number of approaches introduced specifically for multimedia. Finally it presents an approach which was fully implemented and tested in an academic environment for industry needs.

Keywords

Concepts Knowledge Ontology Semantics Multimedia Retrieval Understanding Data Relations Representation 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sanida Omerovic
    • 1
  • Zoran Babovic
    • 2
  • Zhilbert Tafa
    • 3
  • Veljko Milutinovic
    • 2
    • 4
  • Sašo Tomazic
    • 1
  1. 1.University of LjubljanaLjubljanaSlovenia
  2. 2.University of BelgradeBelgradeSerbia
  3. 3.University of Podgorica and Telekom MontenegroPodgoricaMontenegro
  4. 4.Singidunum UniversityBelgradeSerbia

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