Intelligent Multimedia Databases

Intelligent Multimedia Databases

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Written by a foremost authority in the field, this comprehensive volume explores the cutting-edge developments in database technology--multi-media database, object-oriented databases, and the contributions of fuzzy technology to them. It explains all concepts using practical examples, and identifies the application areas that will benefit from these technologies, and those that won't.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 361 pages
  • 155 x 235 x 20mm | 550g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Prentice Hall
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • 013031188X
  • 9780130311887

Table of contents

I. APPLICATIONS CHALLENGES. 1. Identifying the Nature of Complexity. 2. Rearchitecturing Business Practices through Object Orientation. 3. The Contribution of Fuzzy Engineering. 4. Applying New Transactional Technology in Business. 5. Promoting Innovation in Database Operations. 6. Getting a Better Understanding of Available Database Resources. 7. Global and Local Issues in Database Management. II. TECHNOLOGICAL SOLUTIONS. 8. Distributed Deductive Databases. 9. Facing the Growing Competition in the Service Industry. 10. Setting the Stage for Cross-Database Functionality. 11. Knowledgebanks and Databases. 12. Toward Knowledgebank Management Systems (KBMS). 13. Intentional and Extentional Databases. III. THE POLYVALENT MEDIA. 14. Computer Graphics Is for the Enduser. 15. Physical and Logical Multimedia Solutions. 16. Object Presentation, Hypermedia and Semantic Modeling. 17. Multimedia and the Corporate Database. 18. Text and Image Warehouses for Document Management. APPENDIX: A COMPARISON OF GUI AND CUI.show more