Distributed Multimedia Databases

Distributed Multimedia Databases

Timothy K. Shih (Tamkang University, Taiwan)
Copyright: © 2002 |Pages: 11
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-930708-29-7.ch001


Distributed Multimedia Database involves network technology, distributed control, security, and multimedia computing. This chapter discusses fundamental concepts and introduces issues of image database and digital libraries, video-on-demand systems, multimedia synchronization, as well as some case studies of distributed multimedia database systems. Requirements of multimedia database management systems and their functions are also presented.

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