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Multimedia Information Retrieval by Roberto Raieli

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Preface to the English edition

Multimedia Information Retrieval

Towards an improved user access and satisfaction

The production of multimedia works and their increasing availability on the Internet poses the question about how to search for them, and successfully retrieve them in an efficient and effective way.

Information Retrieval (IR) has usually been considered a mainly library-related issue; in terms of information analysis and processing by librarians (conceptual analysis, content description, indexing, development and application of thesauri etc.); and, from the user’s viewpoint, in terms of searching for information and retrieving it through library catalogues, bibliographic databases etc. In brief, text retrieval has been the main ...

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