Preface. 1. Multimedia DBMS - Reality or Hype? C. Orji. 2. Database Approach for the Management of Multimedia Information; S.T. Campbell, S.M. Chung. 3. Storm: An Object-Oriented Multimedia DBMS; M. Adiba. 4. Searching and Browsing a Shared Video Database; R. Hjelsvold, et al. 5. A Visual Multimedia Query Language for Temporal Analysis of Video Data; S. Hibino, E.A. Rundensteiner. 6. A Multimedia Query Specification Language; N.B. Hirzalla, A. Karmouch. 7. Load-Balanced Data Placement for Variable-Rate Continuous Media Retrieval; Taeck-Geun Kwon, Sukho Lee. 8. An Object-Oriented Modeling of Multimedia Database Objects and Applications; M. Vazirgiannis. 9. Synchronization and User Interaction in Distributed Multimedia Presentation Systems; D.A. Adjeroh, M.C. Lee. 10. Model for Interactive Retrieval of Videos and Still Images; B. Simonnot, M. Smail. 11. MB+-Tree: An Index Structure for Content-Based Retrieval; Son Dao, et al. 12. Playout Management in Multimedia Database Systems; H. Thimm, W. Klas. Index.
Multimedia Database Systems: Design and Implementation Strategies is a compendium of the state-of-the-art research and development work pertaining to the problems and issues in the design and development of multimedia database systems. The chapters in the book are developed from presentations given at previous meetings of the International Workshop on Multi-Media Data Base Management Systems (IW-MMDBMS), and address the following issues: development of adequate multimedia database models,
design of multimedia database query and retrieval languages,
design of indexing and organization techniques,
development of efficient and reliable storage models,
development of efficient and dependable retrieval and delivery strategies, and
development of flexible, adaptive, and reliable presentation techniques.
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