A User-Centered Approach to Content-Based Retrieval of Medical Images

  • Rajiv Khosla
  • Ishwar K. Sethi
  • Ernesto Damiani
Part of the The Springer International Series in Engineering and Computer Science book series (SECS, volume 582)


In chapter 9 we discussed that the challenge of managing huge multimedia digital libraries has turned attention of researchers toward the problem of efficient and effective access to structured data and textual sources as well as media with spatial and temporal properties (e.g., sound, maps, images, video) (Maybury 1995)


Medical Image Image Retrieval Fuzzy Relation Object Management Group Common Object Request Broker Architecture 
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  • Rajiv Khosla
  • Ishwar K. Sethi
  • Ernesto Damiani

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