Modern Library Technologies for Data Storage, Retrieval, and Use

Modern Library Technologies for Data Storage, Retrieval, and Use

Chia-Hung Wei (Ching Yun University, Taiwan)
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Release Date: February, 2013|Copyright: © 2013 |Pages: 345
ISBN13: 9781466629288|ISBN10: 1466629282|EISBN13: 9781466629295|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-2928-8


In recent years, libraries have embraced new technologies that organize and store a variety of digital information, such as multimedia databases, digital medical images, and content-based images.

Modern Library Technologies for Data Storage, Retrieval, and Use highlights new features of digital library technology in order to educate the database community. By contributing research from case studies on the emerging technology use in libraries, this book is essential for academics and scientists interested in the efforts to understand the applications of data acquisition, retrieval and storage.

Topics Covered

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

  • Architecture of digital library systems
  • Content and knowledge management
  • Data mining and extraction
  • Digital library applications
  • Human-computer interface design
  • Information visualization
  • Multimedia system integration

Reviews and Testimonials

This hefty volume aims to highlight new features of library technology to help understand developments in data acquisition, retrieval and storage. Consisting of a collection of scholarly research articles, it is edited by two academics from the Chien Hsin University of Science and Technology in Taiwan. [...] At the end of the work there is a compilation of references, information on all the contributors and an index. The detailed table of contents includes abstracts describing each article.

– Catherine Gilbert, Parliament of Australian Library, Australia Library Journal, 63 (1)

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Chia-Hung Wei is currently an assistant professor of the Department of Information Management at Ching Yun University, Taiwan. He obtained his Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from the University of Warwick, UK, and Master's degree from the University of Sheffield, UK, and Bachelor degree from the Tunghai University, Taiwan. His research interests include content-based image retrieval, digital image processing, medical image processing and analysis, machine learning for multimedia applications and information retrieval. He has published over 10 research papers in those research areas.