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Semantic Access to Multimedia Content. Edition No. 1

  • ID: 1900114
  • April 2008
  • 136 Pages
  • VDM Publishing House
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Today`s multimedia content formats primarily encode the presentation of content but not the information the content conveys. However, this presentation-oriented modeling only permits the inflexible, hard-wired presentation of multimedia content. For the realization of advanced operations, the multimedia content has to be enriched by additional semantic information. To provide a basis for the semantic modeling of multimedia content in content sharing and collaborative applications, Enhanced Multimedia Meta Objects (EMMOs) and the query algebra EMMA were developed. Both provide a sound basis for the integration of ontological knowledge. The author demonstrates how ontological knowledge can be used within the authoring process of EMMOs, can be integrated within EMMO knowledge structures, and can be exploited for refining EMMA queries. The book is intended for researchers and developers in the domain of knowledge management, semantic modeling

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Sonja Zillner.
Sonja Zillner received her Diploma in Mathematics and Psychology from the Albert Ludwig University of Freiburg and her PhD in Computer Science from the Technical University of Vienna. Currently, she is working as Consultant for Knowledge Management at Siemens AG in Munich.

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