An Image Retrieval System Based on MPEG-7 and XMLDB Query for Digital Museum

  • Hui Xu
  • Hui Xiang
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3942)


A MPEG-7 based multimedia retrieval system for digital museum is introduced in this paper. The system utilizes description tools standardized in MPEG-7, like color and shape descriptors and simple semantic annotations, to support image retrieval. The implementation also exploits eXist, a native xml database system with XQuery support to manage and query the MPEG-7 meta data. Two query methods are supported: Query-By-Example(QBE) and Query-By-Keyword(QBK). This system is integrated into SDU-ADM, Archaeological Digital Museum of Shandong University.


Image Retrieval Query Result Shape Descriptor Image Retrieval System Multimedia Database 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hui Xu
    • 1
  • Hui Xiang
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Computer Science and TechnologyShandong UniversityJinanP.R. China

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