Document Type

Thesis

Degree

Master of Science (MS)

Department

Computer Science

First Advisor's Name

Shu-Ching Chen

First Advisor's Committee Title

Committee Chair

Second Advisor's Name

Masoud Milani

Third Advisor's Name

Nagarajan Prabakar

Date of Defense

3-18-2002

Abstract

The purpose of this study was to design and implement multimedia presentation authoring and browsing in multimedia database systems, based on a two-tier client/server architecture.

The major approaches included: (i) Build a client/server multimedia presentation authoring and browsing environment; (ii) Allow query-by-image image retrieval and domain-based browsing through the User Datagram Protocol (UDP) between the Java socket at the client and the Unix socket at the server; (iii) Allow the multimedia presentation authoring by unifying the temporal, spatial and spatio-temporal relations among various media items into Multimedia Augmented Transition Network (MATN) model; (iv) Support the user interaction during the authoring process; (v) Visualize the presentation based on the created MATN models.

As a result, this methodology provided users a flexible environment for heterogeneous media data retrieval and multimedia presentation authoring in multimedia database systems.

Identifier

FI14060178

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