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Multimedia Digital Libraries Handling: The Organic MMIR Perspective

  • Roberto Raieli
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 385)

Abstract

This paper focuses on new retrieval methods and tools applicable to the management of multimedia documents in Digital Libraries (DL). These matters merge in the organic methodology of MultiMedia Information Retrieval (MMIR). A paper’s goal is to demonstrate the operating limitations of a generic Information Retrieval (IR) system, restricted only to textual language. MMIR offers a better alternative, whereby every kind of digital document can be analyzed and retrieved with the elements of language appropriate to its own nature, directly handling the concrete document content. The integration of this content-based conception of information processing with the traditional semantic conception, can offer the advantages of both systems in accessing of information and documents managed in actual multimedia digital libraries.

Keywords

multimedia information retrieval content-based information retrieval multimedia documents digital libraries image and video processing audio processing indexing semantic gap 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Roberto Raieli
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  1. 1.Roma Tre University Arts LibraryRomeItaly

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