References to Image and Video Databases

1 - Conferences

IEEE International Workshop on Content-Based Access of Image and Video Databases, (CAIVD) IEEE Computer Society, Los Alamitos, CA 90720

CAIVD '98 (TA 1632, I85, 1998, Stanford Math and Computer Sci Library).

CAIVD '99 (TA 1632, I85, 1999, Stanford Math and Computer Sci Library).

Visual Information and Information Systems: Third Int. Conf., VISUAL'99, June 2-4, 1999 Proceedings, D. P. Huijsmans and A.W.M. Smeulders (eds), Lecture Notes in Computer Science #1614, Springer, Berlin. QA 76.575, V58, 1999, Stanford Math and Computer Sciences Library

2 - Review Articles

Yung Rui and Thomas S. Huang, "Image Retrieval: Current Techniques, Promising Directions and Open Issues," J. of Visual Communication and Image Representation," 10, 39-62 (1999) (Available in Stanford Engineering Library)

R. Brunelli, O. Mich, and C.M. Modena, "A Survey on the Automatic Indexing of Video Data," J. of Visual Communication and Image Representation," 10, 78-112 (1999). (Available in the Stanford Engineering Library)

3 - Books

Maybury, M.T. (ed), Intelligent Multimedia Information Retrieval, AAAI Press/MIT Press, 1997. This excellent softcover book covers both image and video retrieval. Each section has chapters written by different research groups:

Section 1: Content-based retrieval of imagery

Section 2: Content-based retrieval of graphics and audio

Section 3: Content-based retrieval of video

Section 4: Speech and language processing for video retrieval

Section 5: Architectures and tools

Section 6: Intelligent hypermedia

Section 7: Empirical evaluations

Fuhrt, B. Smollar, S.W., Zhang, H., Video and Image Processing in Multimedia Systems, Kluwer Academic, Boston, 1995. Excellent book on multimedia, with the following sections:

Part I Introduction to multimedia

Part II Multimedia compression standards

Part III Image and video indexing and retrieval techniques

Elmagarid, A.K., et al, Video Database Systems: Issues, Products, and Applications, Kluwer Academic, Boston, 1997. Appendix A, Useful URLs, has 30 pages of interesting URLs related to video database systems.

4- Special Issues of Technical Journals

IEEE Intelligent Systems, Sept/Oct 1999, Intelligent Multimedia Retrieval.

Intelligent Information Retrieval, July/Aug 1999

Communications of the ACM 40(12), Dec. 1997, Visual Information Management, contains the papers:


In search of information in visual media

Retrieving and visualizing video

Video abstracting

Visual information retrieval from large distributed online repositories

Managing multimedia information in database systems

Computer 28(2), Sept. 1995, Content-based Image Retrieval Systems, IEEE Computer Society. Contains the following papers:

Guest editor's introduction: Content-based image retrieval

Query by image and video content: The QBIC system

Heterogeneous multimedia reasoning

Chabot: Retrieval from a relational database of images

Automatic indexing and content-based retrieval of captioned images

Similar-shape retrieval in shape data management

5- Interesting Web Sites (The IBM demo site) (The Virage site) (Columbia)