CISC *7610X Multimedia Databases

(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as CIS 717.5.
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37 hours plus conference and independent work; 3 credits

Multimedia data types and formats. Multimedia database design issues. Indexing and retrieval of text documents, audio files, images and video. Techniques and data structures for efficient multimedia similarity search. System support for distributed multimedia databases. Measurement of multimedia information retrieval effectiveness. Products, applications, and new developments.

Prerequisite: Computer and Information Science 7510X [717.1X] or a course in database systems.


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