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Generic information engine for use in information system servers
Author(s): Jose M. Martinez; Jesus Bescos; Guillermo Cisneros
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Paper Abstract

In information system servers the information access task can be carried out by means of what we call an 'information engine'. The information engine composes interactive multimedia documents making use of storage and retrieval services. Therefore, it is responsible for translating each particular data structure into a common data representation, providing access to the storage systems independently of their internal per site structure. The information engine is composed of the document engine and the storage and retrieval services. The former manages data browsing, composition, formatting, and the latter the gateway to the different systems, providing a common database abstraction to the document engine.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 November 1996
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 2916, Multimedia Storage and Archiving Systems, (1 November 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.257297
Show Author Affiliations
Jose M. Martinez, Univ. Politecnica de Madrid (Spain)
Jesus Bescos, Univ. Politecnica de Madrid (Spain)
Guillermo Cisneros, Univ. Politecnica de Madrid (Spain)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2916:
Multimedia Storage and Archiving Systems
C.-C. Jay Kuo, Editor(s)

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