Retrieval from Multimedia

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NI-VMM Z,ZK 5 2P+1C Czech
Garant předmětu:
Tomáš Skopal
Tomáš Skopal
Jiří Novák, Tomáš Skopal
Department of Software Engineering

The student obtains general knowledge regarding interfaces of portals providing multimedia content, the principles of similarity search, the methods of feature extraction from multimedia objects, indexing, and structure of distributed search engines.


Basic knowledge of database systems, data structures, programming, internet technologies, calculus.

Syllabus of lectures:

1. Web platforms for retrieval and sharing of multimedia content

2. Web interfaces, means and quality of retrieval

3. Text-based and bag-of-features models

4. Similarity search – models and queries

5. Similarity search – popular similarity functions

6. Global image descriptors - analytic models

7. Global image descriptors - deep learning

8. Local image features

9. Retrieval of 2D and 3D models

10. Feature extraction from video, audio, music and melody

11. Principles of multimedia indexing

12. Metric access methods

13. Approximate similarity search

Syllabus of tutorials:

1. Project topic presentation.

2. Group consultations.

3. Group consultations.

4. Individual consultations.

5. Individual consultations.

6. Project presentation.

7. Project presentation.

Study Objective:

The module introduces the technologies of retrieval of multimedia content on the web. Since multimedia applications and databases acquire even larger space on the web, the module offers a perspective to the future developers of multimedia applications and databases - in and out of the web environment.

Study materials:

course slides +

1) Ricardo Baeza-Yates, Berthier Ribeiro-Neto. Modern Information Retrieval: The Concepts and Technology behind Search, 2011, Addison-Wesley Professional, ISBN-10: 0321416910

2) Phillipe Salembier, B. S. Manjunath, Philippe Salembier, Thomas Sikora. Introduction to MPEG 7: Multimedia Content Description Language, 2002, Wiley, ISBN-10: 0471486787

3) K. Selçuk Candan, Maria Luisa Sapino. Data Management for Multimedia Retrieval, 2010, Cambridge University Press, ISBN-10: 0521887399

4) Pavel Zezula, Giuseppe Amato, Vlastislav Dohnal, Michal Batko. Similarity Search: The Metric Space Approach, 2005, Springer, ISBN-10: 0387291466

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