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Handbook of Video Databases
Design and Applications

ISBN 9780849370069
Published September 30, 2003 by CRC Press
1232 Pages 495 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

Technology has spurred the growth of huge image and video libraries, many growing into the hundreds of terabytes. As a result there is a great demand among organizations for the design of databases that can effectively support the storage, search, retrieval, and transmission of video data. Engineers and researchers in the field demand a comprehensive reference that will help them design and implement the most complex video database projects.

Handbook of Video Databases: Design and Applications presents a thorough overview in 45 chapters from more than 100 renowned experts in the field. This book provides the tools to help overcome the problems of storage, cataloging, and retrieval, by exploring content standardization and other content classification and analysis methods. The challenge of these complex problems make this book a must-have for video database practitioners in the fields of image and video processing, computer vision, multimedia systems, data mining, and many other diverse disciplines.

Table of Contents

Introduction. Video Modeling and Representation. Video Segmentation and Summarization. Designing and Interacting with Video Databases. Audio and Video Indexing and Retrieval. Video Communications. Video Processing. Case Studies and Applications. Panel of Experts: The Future of Video Databases.

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