Future Multimedia Databases and Research Directions

Future Multimedia Databases and Research Directions

Chin-Chen Chang (National Chung Chang University, Taiwan), Yi-Ping Hung (Academia Sinica, Taiwan), Timothy K. Shih (Tamkang University, Taiwan) and Ren-Junn Hwang (Tamkang University, Taiwan)
Copyright: © 2002 |Pages: 10
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-930708-29-7.ch022


Distributed Multimedia Databases will be a trend for future information repository. With the growing popularity of the Internet and the improvement of its bandwidth, the accessibility, diversity, mobility, and scalability of multimedia information retrieval will accelerate information exchange in our global society. Previous chapters presented in this book cover most of the recent issues in distributed multimedia systems. This final chapter points out some research issues and challenges of the underlying new technologies.

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