Methods and Innovations for Multimedia Database Content Management

Methods and Innovations for Multimedia Database Content Management

Shu-Ching Chen (Florida International University, USA) and Mei-Ling Shyu (University of Miami, USA)
Release Date: June, 2012|Copyright: © 2012 |Pages: 362
ISBN13: 9781466617919|ISBN10: 1466617918|EISBN13: 9781466617926|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-1791-9

Description

Multimedia and its rich semantics are profligate in today’s digital environment. Databases and content management systems serve as essential tools to ensure that the endless supply of multimedia content are indexed and remain accessible to end users.

Methods and Innovations for Multimedia Database Content Management highlights original research on new theories, algorithms, technologies, system design, and implementation in multimedia data engineering and management with an emphasis on automatic indexing, tagging, high-order ranking, and rule mining. This book is an ideal resource for university researchers, scientists, industry professionals, software engineers and graduate students.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Automatic Indexing
  • Distance Learning
  • Feedback-based Retrieval Frameworks
  • High-Order Ranking and Topic Discovery
  • Image Classification
  • Mobile learning environments
  • Multimedia Databases and Data Management
  • Multimedia Tagging
  • Robust Duplicate Detection
  • Video Semantic Detection

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Shu-Ching Chen is an Eminent Scholar Chaired Professor in the School of Computing and Information Sciences (SCIS), Florida International University (FIU), Miami since August 2009. Prior to that, he was an Assistant/Associate Professor in SCIS at FIU from 1999. He received his Ph.D. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering in 1998, and Master's degrees in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, and Civil Engineering in 1992, 1995, and 1996, respectively, all from Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, USA. He is the Director of Distributed Multimedia Information Systems Laboratory (DMIS) and the Co-Director of the Integrated Computer Augmented Virtual Environment (I-CAVE). His main research interests include multimedia big data, content-based image/video retrieval, multimedia data mining, multimedia systems, and Disaster Information Management. Dr. Chen has authored and coauthored more than 300 research papers in journals, refereed conference/symposium/workshop proceedings, book chapters, and four books.


Dr. Chen was named a 2011 recipient of the ACM Distinguished Scientist Award. He received the best paper awards from 2006 IEEE International Symposium on Multimedia and 2016 IEEE International Conference on Information Reuse and Integration. He was awarded the IEEE Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (SMC) Society's Outstanding Contribution Award in 2005 and was the co-recipient of the IEEE Most Active SMC Technical Committee Award in 2006. He is a fellow of IEEE, AAAS, and SIRI.


He has been a General Chair and Program Chair for more than 60 conferences, symposiums, and workshops. He is the founding Editor-in-Chief of International Journal of Multimedia Data Engineering and Management, and Associate Editor/ Editorial Board of IEEE Trans. on Multimedia, IEEE Multimedia, and IEEE Trans. on Human-Machine Systems. He served as the Chair of IEEE Computer Society Technical Committee on Multimedia Computing. He is Co-Chair of IEEE Systems, Man, and Cybernetics Society's Technical Committee on Knowledge Acquisition in Intelligent Systems. He also serves/served as a member of technical program committee for more than 380 professional meetings. Dr. Chen is also the Co-Founder of Bay Area Multimedia Forum.

Mei-Ling Shyu has been an Associate Professor at Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE), University of Miami (UM) since June 2005. Prior to that, she was an Assistant Professor in ECE at UM from 2000. She received her Ph.D. degree from Electrical and Computer Engineering in 1999, and her Master’s degrees from Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, and Restaurant, Hotel, Institutional, and Tourism Management, all from Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, USA. Her research interests include multimedia data mining, management & retrieval, and security. She has authored/co-authored more than 200 technical papers. She is a Fellow of SIRI.