Managing and Querying of Videos by Semantics in Digital Library – A Semantic Model SemTTE and Its XML-Based Implementation

  • Yu Wang
  • Chunxiao Xing
  • Lizhu Zhou
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4312)


Managing video data and providing semantic-based retrieval mechanism is an indispensable part of digital library. However, most exiting digital library systems only provide the functionality of retrieving video data by meta-data which can not fulfill users’ requirements. This is due to the lack of appropriate video semantic model and powerful query interface. In this paper, we will first briefly introduce our video semantic model SemTTE and its query language VSQL, then show how they can be implemented based on XML technologies and how strategies of mapping and optimization are chosen.


Digital Library Video Data Semantic Model Element Strategy Multimedia Database 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yu Wang
    • 1
  • Chunxiao Xing
    • 1
  • Lizhu Zhou
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Computer Science and TechnologyTsinghua University 

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