Understanding Multimedia Documents

Author: Jean-Francois Rouet
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9780387733371
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Professionals who use multimedia documents as a tool to communicate concepts will find this a hugely illuminating text. It provides a comprehensive and up to date account of relevant research issues, methodologies and results in the area of multimedia comprehension. More specifically, the book draws connections between cognitive research, instructional strategies and design methodologies. It includes theoretical reviews, discussions of research techniques, ad original experimental contributions. The book highlights essential aspects of current theories, and trends for future research on the use of multimedia documents.

Adaptive Multimedia Retrieval Understanding Media And Adapting To The User

Author: Marcin Detyniecki
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3642184499
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This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Adaptive Multimedia Retrieval, AMR 2009, held in Madrid, Spain, in September 2009. The 12 revised full papers and the invited contribution presented were carefully reviewed. The papers are organized in topical sections on grasping multimedia streams; pinpointing music; adapting distances; understanding images; and around the user.

Mining Multimedia Documents

Author: Wahiba Ben Abdessalem Karaa
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1315399725
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The information age has led to an explosion in the amount of information available to the individual and the means by which it is accessed, stored, viewed, and transferred. In particular, the growth of the internet has led to the creation of huge repositories of multimedia documents in a diverse range of scientific and professional fields, as well as the tools to extract useful knowledge from them. Mining Multimedia Documents is a must-read for researchers, practitioners, and students working at the intersection of data mining and multimedia applications. It investigates various techniques related to mining multimedia documents based on text, image, and video features. It provides an insight into the open research problems benefitting advanced undergraduates, graduate students, researchers, scientists and practitioners in the fields of medicine, biology, production, education, government, national security and economics.

Multimedia Mining

Author: Chabane Djeraba
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1461511410
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Multimedia Mining: A Highway to Intelligent Multimedia Documents brings together experts in digital media content analysis, state-of-art data mining and knowledge discovery in multimedia database systems, knowledge engineers and domain experts from diverse applied disciplines. Multimedia documents are ubiquitous and often required, if not essential, in many applications today. This phenomenon has made multimedia documents widespread and extremely large. There are tools for managing and searching within these collections, but the need for tools to extract hidden useful knowledge embedded within multimedia objects is becoming pressing and central for many decision-making applications. The tools needed today are tools for discovering relationships between objects or segments within multimedia document components, such as classifying images based on their content, extracting patterns in sound, categorizing speech and music, and recognizing and tracking objects in video streams.

Digital Multimedia Concepts Methodologies Tools And Applications

Author: Management Association, Information Resources
Publisher: IGI Global
ISBN: 1522538232
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Contemporary society resides in an age of ubiquitous technology. With the consistent creation and wide availability of multimedia content, it has become imperative to remain updated on the latest trends and applications in this field. Digital Multimedia: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications is an innovative source of scholarly content on the latest trends, perspectives, techniques, and implementations of multimedia technologies. Including a comprehensive range of topics such as interactive media, mobile technology, and data management, this multi-volume book is an ideal reference source for engineers, professionals, students, academics, and researchers seeking emerging information on digital multimedia.

Interactive Multimedia Documents

Author: Michalis Vazirgiannis
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3540468552
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Multimedia information systems is a rapidly growing area of research and development, attracting increasing interest from a variety of application fields including business, entertainment, manufacturing, education, CAD, CAE, medicine, etc. Due to the diverse nature of the information dealt with and the increased functionality (e.g., user interaction), the capabilities and system requirements of multimedia information systems dramatically exceed those of conventional databases and database management systems. This book presents an integrated approach to interactive multimedia documents. After summarizing the prerequisites and background information, the author develops an IMD model taking into account interaction and spatiotemporal composition. Based on this model, the author develops an integrated framework covering most of the steps during the life cycle of an IMD, namely data modeling, authoring, verification and querying, execution and rendering, and indexing.

Handbook Of Research On The Societal Impact Of Digital Media

Author: Guzzetti, Barbara
Publisher: IGI Global
ISBN: 1466683112
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The evolution of digital media has enhanced global perspectives in all facets of communication, greatly increasing the range, scope, and accessibility of shared information. Due to the tremendously broad-reaching influence of digital media, its impact on learning, behavior, and social interaction has become a widely discussed topic of study, synthesizing the research of academic scholars, community educators, and developers of civic programs. The Handbook of Research on the Societal Impact of Digital Media is an authoritative reference source for recent developments in the dynamic field of digital media. This timely publication provides an overview of technological developments in digital media and their myriad applications to literacy, education, and social settings. With its extensive coverage of issues related to digital media use, this handbook is an essential aid for students, instructors, school administrators, and education policymakers who hope to increase and optimize classroom incorporation of digital media. This innovative publication features current empirical studies and theoretical frameworks addressing a variety of topics including chapters on instant messaging, podcasts, video sharing, cell phone and tablet applications, e-discussion lists, e-zines, e-books, e-textiles, virtual worlds, social networking, cyberbullying, and the ethical issues associated with these new technologies.

Design And Management Of Multimedia Information Systems Opportunities And Challenges

Author: Syed, Mahbubur Rahman
Publisher: IGI Global
ISBN: 9781930708815
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Multimedia technology has the potential to transform end user computing from interactive text and graphics models into something more compatible with the digital and electronic world of the new century. This book aims to help technology professionals gain an understanding and perspective on areas related to multimedia computing and communication, while addressing the major issues and challenges in the design and management of multimedia information systems.

The Cambridge Handbook Of Multimedia Learning

Author: Richard E. Mayer
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1139992481
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In recent years, multimedia learning, or learning from words and images, has developed into a coherent discipline with a significant research base. The Cambridge Handbook of Multimedia Learning is unique in offering a comprehensive, up-to-date analysis of research and theory in the field, with a focus on computer-based learning. Since the first edition appeared in 2005, it has shaped the field and become the primary reference work for multimedia learning. Multimedia environments, including online presentations, e-courses, interactive lessons, simulation games, slideshows, and even textbooks, play a crucial role in education. This revised second edition incorporates the latest developments in multimedia learning and contains new chapters on topics such as drawing, video, feedback, working memory, learner control, and intelligent tutoring systems. It examines research-based principles to determine the most effective methods of multimedia instruction and considers research findings in the context of cognitive theory to explain how these methods work.

Multimedia Information Retrieval

Author: Roberto Raieli
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 1780633882
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Novel processing and searching tools for the management of new multimedia documents have developed. Multimedia Information Retrieval (MIR) is an organic system made up of Text Retrieval (TR); Visual Retrieval (VR); Video Retrieval (VDR); and Audio Retrieval (AR) systems. So that each type of digital document may be analysed and searched by the elements of language appropriate to its nature, search criteria must be extended. Such an approach is known as the Content Based Information Retrieval (CBIR), and is the core of MIR. This novel content-based concept of information handling needs to be integrated with more traditional semantics. Multimedia Information Retrieval focuses on the tools of processing and searching applicable to the content-based management of new multimedia documents. Translated from Italian by Giles Smith, the book is divided into two parts. Part one discusses MIR and related theories, and puts forward new methodologies; part two reviews various experimental and operating MIR systems, and presents technical and practical conclusions. Gives a complete, organic picture of MIR and CBIR Proposes a novel conceptualisation around the ideas of Information Retrieval (IR) and digital document management in the context of Library and Information Science (LIS) Relevant for both library and information science and information technology specialists