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A framework for querying heterogeneous images repositories
Author(s): Maria G. Albanesi; Emanuele Falchero; Federico Guerrini; Marco Ferretti
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Paper Abstract

In this paper we describe a new system for storing annotated images in a large database and querying by means of a dynamical retrieval of images through use of metadata. It is based on a three-tier architecture suitable for building a common gateway for accessing heterogeneous data. Based on XML schema of documents, the extraction of metadata is used for successive querying. We give an example on a database of astronomical and geographical images, but the method is quite general and can be applied to more general case of large heterogeneous databases.

Paper Details

Date Published: 15 December 2003
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 5304, Internet Imaging V, (15 December 2003); doi: 10.1117/12.525657
Show Author Affiliations
Maria G. Albanesi, Univ. degli Studi di Pavia (Italy)
Emanuele Falchero, Univ. degli Studi di Pavia (Italy)
Federico Guerrini, Univ. degli Studi di Pavia (Italy)
Marco Ferretti, Univ. degli Studi di Pavia (Italy)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5304:
Internet Imaging V
Simone Santini; Raimondo Schettini, Editor(s)

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