Rutgers The State
University of New Jersey
: 200 Q Ackerson Hall (Newark)
This course covers principle topics related to multimedia informations systems. These include organizing multimedia content, physical storage and retrieval of multimedia data, Content-based Search and retrieval, creating and delivering networked and multimedia presentations, and current research directions in this area. The main objective of the course is to introduce students different types of multimedia data, different techniques to store, manipulate, and retrieve multimedia data residing across global computer networks.
V. S. Subrahmanian, Principles of Multimedia Database Systems, Morgan Kaufmann Publishers, 1998.
Lynne Dunckley, Multimedia Databases: An Object-Relational Approach, Addison Wesley Professional, 2003.
Xiaofang Zhou, Pearl Pu, Visual and Multimedia Information Management by Ifip Tc 2, Wg 2.6 Working Conference on Visual Database Systems 2002, Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2002.
Vittorio Castelli (Editor), Image Databases : Search and Retrieval of Digital Imagery, John Wiley & Sons, 2001.
Bhavani Thuraisingham, Managing and Mining Multimedia Databases, CRC Press, 2001.
Aidong Zhang, Avi Silberschatz, Sharad Mehrotra(Editors), Continuous Media Databases, Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2000.
Guojun Lu, Multimedia Database Management Systems, Artech House, 1999.
Christos Faloutsos, Searching Multimedia by Content, Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1996.
V. S. Subrahmanian, Sushil Jajodia (Eds.): Multimedia Database System: Issues and Research Directions. Springer 1996.
Ahmed K. Elmagarmid et al., Video Database Systems: Issues, Products and Applications. Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1997.
William I. Grosky, Ramesh Jain, Rajiv Mehrotra (Eds.): Handbook of Multimedia Information Management. Prentice-Hall 1997.
Peter M. G. Apers, Henk M. Blanken, Maurice A. W. Houtsma (Eds.): Multimedia Databases in Perspective. Springer 1997.
Kingsley C. Nwosu, Bhavani M. Thuraisingham, P. Bruce Berra (Eds.): Multimedia Database Systems: Design and Implementation Strategies. Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1996.
Andleigh, Prabhat K., and Thakrar, Kiran, Multimedia Systems Design, Prentice Hall,1995.
Related Journals and Conferences:
ACM Multimedia Systems Journal
ACM Transactions on Information Systems
ACM Transactions on Database Systems
IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering
Journal of Multimedia Tools and Applications
IEEE Journal on Selected Areas of Communications
Proceedings of the ACM Multimedia Conference
IEEE Multimedia Conference
Communications of the ACM
Research Paper 25%
Paper Presentation 25%
Mid-term Examinations 25%
Final Examinations 25%
For each of the following topics, we will read a number of related research papers. Groups of students will make presentations on assigned research papers. This will count as a part of the homework assignments. In addition, each student will submit, at the end of the semester, a research paper focusing on a related topic. Students are responsible for all papers discussed in class.
Introduction and Overview of Databases
Spatial and Geographic Information Systems
Creating Distributed Multimedia Presentation and Universal Access
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