Assessing Digital Video Data Similarity

Assessing Digital Video Data Similarity

Waleed E. Farag (Zagazig University, Egypt)
Copyright: © 2005 |Pages: 6
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59140-561-0.ch006
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Multimedia applications are rapidly spread at an ever-increasing rate, introducing a number of challenging problems at the hands of the research community. The most significant and influential problem among them is the effective access to stored data. In spite of the popularity of the keyword-based search technique in alphanumeric databases, it is inadequate for use with multimedia data due to their unstructured nature. On the other hand, a number of content-based access techniques have been developed in the context of image and video indexing and retrieval (Deb, 2004). The basic idea of content-based retrieval is to access multimedia data by their contents, for example, using one of the visual content features.

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