Conference contribution


Schema design and query processing in a federated multimedia database system


Publication Details
Author(s): Berthold H, Meyer-Wegener K
Title edited volumes: Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics)
Publisher: Springer-verlag
Publishing place: Heidelberg
Publication year: 2001
Title of series: Lecture Notes in Computer Science
Volume: 2172
Conference Proceedings Title: Proc. 6th Int. Conf. on Cooperative Information Systems
Pages range: 285-300
ISSN: 0302-9743

Event details
Event: CoopIS
Event location: Trento, Italy
Start date of the event: 05/09/2001
End date of the event: 07/09/2001
Language: English

Abstract

To build information systems today, a multimedia database system is needed which supports both structured data and media data. Because these two kinds of data differ significantly in their characteristics, the extension of traditional databases towards the support of media data is a very tedious task. As an alternative, the intelligent coupling of specialized component systems, i.e. traditional databases, media storage systems, and media retrieval systems, can be used to build a multimedia database system. In this paper, a global-schema construction methodology for a federation of these component systems is presented. It allows the unrestricted extension of the global schema. Furthermore, a schema-independent query processing module for global schemas constructed with this methodology is designed. It can handle the given distribution pattern. In addition, it explores the functionality of media retrieval systems concerning search functions and result restrictions. © Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2001.



How to cite
APA: Berthold, H., & Meyer-Wegener, K. (2001). Schema design and query processing in a federated multimedia database system. In Proc. 6th Int. Conf. on Cooperative Information Systems (pp. 285-300). Trento, Italy, IT: Heidelberg: Springer-verlag.

MLA: Berthold, Henrike, and Klaus Meyer-Wegener. "Schema design and query processing in a federated multimedia database system." Proceedings of the CoopIS, Trento, Italy Heidelberg: Springer-verlag, 2001. 285-300.

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