Multimedia and its Impact on Database System Architectures

  • Wolfgang Klas
  • Karl Aberer


Over the last five or six years everybody has been talking about multimedia computing and how it would change our ways of doing business and of running our everyday lives. This discussion has been mostly based on technology becoming available, rather than a need of society itself to go ‘multimedia’. The continuing search for a so called ‘killer’-application is sufficient proof of this.


Database System Multimedia Data Database Management System Audio Data Multimedia Document 
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© Springer-Verlag London Limited 1997

Authors and Affiliations

  • Wolfgang Klas
    • 1
  • Karl Aberer
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceUniversity of UlmUlmGermany
  2. 2.GMD-IPSIIntegrated Publication and Information Systems InstituteDarmstadtGermany

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