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Multimedia Information Systems

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Synonyms

Multimedia data management; Multimedia information system architecture

Definition

Multimedia Information Systems (MIS) couple data management capabilities (effective and efficient methods for storage, indexing, querying, and retrieval) with media management (media representation, data compression, standardization, and transmission).

Introduction

Multimedia applications require representation and management of non traditional data, such as text documents, images, audio and video data, possibly together with traditional (e.g., relational or object oriented) data. In particular, in multimedia applications, different data types are often coexisting within the same application domain. Hence data management systems which are able to treat, in an integrated and uniform way, different types of data are needed.

Historically, multimedia systems and databases emerged as separate disciplines addressing the needs of different application domains. However, as these application domains...

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Notes

  1. 1.

    See “Multimedia content description and standards” by Alberto Messina and Maurizio Montagnuolo

  2. 2.

    See “Automatic generation of video documentaries” by Stefano Bocconi

  3. 3.

    See“Interactivity in multimedia documents and systems” by Ombretta Gaggi

  4. 4.

    See “Streaming multimedia information processing” by K. Selçuk Candan

  5. 5.

    See “Image and Video Information Retrieval” by Antonio Picariello

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Sapino, M.L., Candan, K.S. (2008). Multimedia Information Systems. In: Furht, B. (eds) Encyclopedia of Multimedia. Springer, Boston, MA. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-0-387-78414-4_47

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