Capturing MPEG-7 Semantics

The ambiguities due to the purely syntactical nature of MPEG-7 have hindered its widespread application as they lead to serious interoperability issues in sharing and managing multimedia metadata. Acknowledging these limitations, a number of initiatives have been reported towards attaching formal semantics to the MPEG-7 specifications. In this paper we examine the rationale on which the relevant approaches build, and building on the experiences gained we present the approach followed in the BOEMIE project.


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© Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2009

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Information Processing LaboratoryAristotle University of ThessalonikiGreece
  2. 2.Image, Video and Multimedia Systems LaboratoryNational Technical University of AthensGreece
  3. 3.Informatics and Telematics InstituteCentre for Research and Technology HellasThessalonikiGreece

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