Design and Implementation of a Context-Based Media Retrieval System

  • Liang Zhao
  • Tangjian Deng
  • Hao Wang
  • Qingwei Liu
  • Ling Feng
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7633)


Multimedia information has greatly enriched our digital life. Every day we freely scan and download different media objects on the local computer or through the Internet. With the explosion of the individual-related media data, the need of easily re-locating the visited media objects becomes more and more urgent. We design and implement a media retrieval system called M-ReFind that enables users to re-find the previously accessed media information by relevant contexts. In this paper, we demonstrate how a user adds associate contexts to the media objects s/he stores or accesses in daily life and re-finds them by certain context. We show that M-ReFind supports a convenient context-based media retrieval experience, allowing users to re-find local, removable or global media objects more easily.


Media Object Contextual Attribute Retention Strength Digital Life Personal Information Management 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Liang Zhao
    • 1
  • Tangjian Deng
    • 1
  • Hao Wang
    • 1
  • Qingwei Liu
    • 1
  • Ling Feng
    • 1
  1. 1.Dept. of Computer Science & TechnologyTsinghua UniversityBeijingChina

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