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Multimedia databases : an object-relational approach
Author:
Dunkley, Lynne.
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Publication Information:
Boston : Addison Wesley, [2003]

©2003
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xii, 452 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.).
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780201788990
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Book

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Summary

There is a huge growth in multimedia databases. Their usage includes security purposes where companies/governments wish to store images of people and in telemedicine where images and x-rays need to be stored. This text provides an object relational approach to multimedia databases.


Author Notes

Lynne Dunckley is a professor of IT at Thames Valley University.


Table of Contents

Prefacep. ix
1 Introduction to Multimedia Databasesp. 1
1.1 Introductionp. 1
1.2 What is Essential about Database Systems?p. 3
1.3 What is Different about Multimedia Data?p. 6
1.4 Multimedia Applicationsp. 12
Case Study: Multimediap. 15
1.5 What is in the Rest of the Book?p. 18
2 Multimedia Datap. 23
2.1 Multimedia Data Sizep. 23
2.2 Real-time Nature of Multimediap. 38
2.3 Why is the Semantic Nature of Multimedia Data a Problem?p. 39
2.4 Summary of Chapterp. 44
3 The Human Sensory System and Multimediap. 47
3.1 Introduction - Human Information Processingp. 48
3.2 Human Brain and Multimedia Informationp. 54
3.3 The Sensesp. 57
3.4 Converting Data into Sensory Perceptionp. 64
3.5 Summary of Chapterp. 69
4 An Introduction to SQL and Multimediap. 71
4.1 Introduction to SQLp. 72
4.2 Methods Using PL/SQL Stored Proceduresp. 89
4.3 Manipulating Large Objectsp. 98
4.4 Summary of Chapterp. 105
5 Querying Multimedia Datap. 109
5.1 Introductionp. 110
5.2 Manipulating Multimedia Datap. 114
5.3 What is the Classification Problem?p. 127
5.4 Summary of Chapterp. 141
6 Modeling Multimedia Databasesp. 143
6.1 Issues of Designing Multimedia Database Management Systemsp. 143
6.2 Using UMLp. 151
6.3 Object Implementation in Oraclep. 162
6.4 Object-relational Approachp. 196
6.5 Notesp. 198
6.6 Summary of Chapterp. 199
7 Using Multimedia Metadatap. 201
7.1 Introductionp. 201
7.2 Classifying Metadatap. 204
7.3 Generating and Extracting Metadatap. 205
7.4 The Role of Metadata Standardsp. 207
7.5 Digital Rights Managementp. 224
7.6 Domain-dependent Metadatap. 227
7.7 Developing Ontologiesp. 229
7.8 Summary of Chapterp. 235
8 Multimedia Database Architecture and Performancep. 241
8.1 Introduction to Multimedia Architecture Requirementsp. 242
8.2 Performance Issues in Specific Implementationsp. 264
8.3 Content Managementp. 286
8.4 Summary of Chapterp. 288
9 Multimedia and the Internetp. 291
9.1 Introductionp. 291
9.2 Delivery of Multimedia Datap. 293
9.3 Media Streamsp. 296
9.4 Network Protocolsp. 299
9.5 User Datagram Protocolp. 302
9.6 Quality-of-service Issues - Internet Service Modelsp. 304
9.7 Packets and Datagrams - Sequence and Lossp. 307
9.8 Network Architecturep. 309
9.9 Requirements of Applications Involving Multicasting and Interactivityp. 311
9.10 Summary of Chapterp. 314
10 Dealing with Text Databasesp. 317
10.1 Introductionp. 317
10.2 Querying Character Data Using SQLp. 325
10.3 Statistical Methods for Text Analysisp. 333
10.4 Querying Multimedia Textp. 339
10.5 Content-dependent Metadatap. 340
10.6 Indexing Technologies for Textp. 348
10.7 Summary of Chapterp. 350
11 Dealing with Image Databasesp. 353
11.1 Introductionp. 353
11.2 Technologies for Image Processingp. 355
11.3 The Role of Feature Extractionp. 357
11.4 Retrieval Methodsp. 362
11.5 Image Analysis and Object Recognitionp. 371
11.6 Image Classificationp. 373
11.7 Image Database Softwarep. 381
11.8 Developing Image Media Databasesp. 384
Case Study: Image and Videop. 384
11.9 Summary of Chapterp. 389
12 Dealing with Video Databasesp. 393
12.1 Introductionp. 393
12.2 Video Analysis and Segmentationp. 394
12.3 Storage of Video Objectsp. 402
12.4 Disk Schedulingp. 404
12.5 Dealing with Moving Imagesp. 406
12.6 Metadata for Speechp. 407
12.7 Metadata for Videop. 410
12.8 Manipulating Video Datap. 412
12.9 Video Query Processp. 414
12.10 Video Applicationsp. 417
12.11 Summary of Chapterp. 419
Appendicesp. 421
Appendix A Normalization and Relational Databasesp. 421
Appendix B Metadata Standardsp. 425
Appendix C SQL Notesp. 429
Appendix D Acronymsp. 431
Appendix E Glossaryp. 433
Appendix F Referencesp. 439
Indexp. 447