AtomsNet: Multimedia Peer2Peer File Sharing

  • Willem de Bruijn
  • Michael S. Lew
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2383)


Current Peer2Peer (P2P) systems such as Napster or Kazaa do not perform analysis on the content of the media but instead depend on manual text annotation. In the AtomsNet project we are investigating multi-modal content based browsing and searching methods for P2P retrieval systems. This is the first P2P system which performs analysis on the video content for browsing multimedia collections over large, distributed P2P networks.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Willem de Bruijn
    • 1
  • Michael S. Lew
    • 1
  1. 1.LIACS Media LabLeiden UniversityLeidenThe Netherlands

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