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Visual Database

  1. Li Yang1,
  2. Tosiyasu L. Kunii2

Published Online: 15 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470050118.ecse509

Wiley Encyclopedia of Computer Science and Engineering

Wiley Encyclopedia of Computer Science and Engineering

How to Cite

Yang, L. and Kunii, T. L. 2008. Visual Database. Wiley Encyclopedia of Computer Science and Engineering. .

Author Information

  1. 1

    Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan

  2. 2

    Kanazawa Institute of Technology, Tokyo, Japan

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 JAN 2008

Abstract

This article introduces principles and techniques developed for the management of visual data and for supporting visual queries against databases that manage the visual data. It presents an overview of well-established approaches that are used in visual databases today for image feature extraction, visual data retrieval, indexing, and user query interfaces. Example visual database systems are described briefly. Finally, this article gives a list of survey papers that address technical issues related to visual data management.

Keywords:

  • content-based retrieval;
  • image database;
  • visual data indexing;
  • visual database;
  • survey