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MPEG-7 MDS Content Description Tools and Applications

  • Ana B. Benitez
  • Di Zhong
  • Shih-Fu Chang
  • John R. Smith
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2124)

Abstract

In this paper, we present the tools specified by the MDS part of the MPEG-7 standard for describing multimedia data such as images and video. In particular, we focus on the description tools that represent the structure and semantics of multimedia data to whose development we have actively contributed. We also describe some of our research prototype systems dealing with the extraction and application of MPEG-7 structural and semantic descriptions. These systems are AMOS, a video object segmentation and retrieval system, and IMKA, an intelligent multimedia knowledge application using the MediaNet knowledge representation framework.

Keywords

MPEG-7 multimedia content descriptor retrieval system 

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2001

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ana B. Benitez
    • 1
  • Di Zhong
    • 1
  • Shih-Fu Chang
    • 1
  • John R. Smith
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Electrical EngineeringColumbia UniversityNew YorkUSA
  2. 2.IBM T. J. Watson Research CenterHawthorneUSA

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