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Database management support for a news-on-demand application
Author(s): M. Tamer Ozsu; Duane Szafron; Ghada El-Medani; Sherine El-Medani; Paul Iglinski; Manuela Schoene; Chiradeep Vittal
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Paper Abstract

We describe the type system component of a database management system that supports a multimedia news-on-demand application. The type system is an object-oriented one that represents document structure according to the SGML and HyTime standards. End-users access the news database by using a visual query interface. We also describe current work to generalize the database type system to accommodate arbitrary SGML/HyTime compliant multimedia documents. Such a generalized type system would support a broad range of multimedia applications.

Paper Details

Date Published: 19 January 1996
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 2617, Multimedia: Full-Service Impact on Business, Education, and the Home, (19 January 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.230408
Show Author Affiliations
M. Tamer Ozsu, Univ. of Alberta (Canada)
Duane Szafron, Univ. of Alberta (Canada)
Ghada El-Medani, Univ. of Alberta (Canada)
Sherine El-Medani, Univ. of Alberta (Canada)
Paul Iglinski, Univ. of Alberta (Canada)
Manuela Schoene, Univ. of Alberta (Canada)
Chiradeep Vittal, Univ. of Alberta (Canada)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2617:
Multimedia: Full-Service Impact on Business, Education, and the Home
Yuet C. Lee; Shekar Rao; Arif Ghafoor, Editor(s)

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