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Content based image retrieval systems

V.N. Gudivada, V.V. Raghavan
1995 Computer  
Computer mages are being generated at an ever-increasing rate by sources such as defense and civilian satellites, military reconnaissance and sur-0018-9162/95/$4.00 0 1995 IEEE  ...  Ted Lewis, Ed Parrish, and Joan Francioni are acknowledged for their timely help in guiding us through the steps involved in bringing out this theme issue.  ...  Acknowledgments ~~ ~~~~~~ ~~~~ The initial impetus for our CBIR research came from the US Army Research Office (ARO) through Grant No. DAAL03-89-G-0118.  ... 
doi:10.1109/2.410145 fatcat:mpkjnzdsuffexiac5rt7g6sxam

The Orion Uncertain Data Management System

Sarvjeet Singh, Chris Mayfield, Sagar Mittal, Sunil Prabhakar, Susanne E. Hambrusch, Rahul Shah
2008 International Conference on Management of Data  
Both discrete and continuous pdfs are handled in a natural and accurate manner. The system uses standard SQL with only minimal modifications.  ...  Orion is a state-of-the-art uncertain database management system that extends the relational model to include probabilistic uncertain data as first call data types.  ...  This in turn provides additional opportunities to the query engine for indexing and optimization. One motivating example is a data cleaning system that automatically detects and corrects errors.  ... 
dblp:conf/comad/SinghMMPHS08 fatcat:p32ypz5p35asdh6japj3njix6y

Multimodal Dialogue Systems: A Case Study for Interactive TV [chapter]

Aseel Ibrahim, Pontus Johansson
2003 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
In this case study we have shown the advantages of combining natural language and a graphical interface in the interactive TV domain.  ...  In this paper we describe a multimodal dialogue TV program guide system that is a research prototype built for the case study by adding speech interaction to an already existing TV program guide.  ...  Acknowledgements This work is a result from a project on multimodal interaction for information services supported by Santa Anna IT Research/SITI and VINNOVA [13] .  ... 
doi:10.1007/3-540-36572-9_17 fatcat:5m3umqxs5zfivbi7wdaz7ivb7i

Intelligent information systems

Michael Lebowitz
1983 Proceedings of the 6th annual international ACM SIGIR conference on Research and development in information retrieval - SIGIR '83  
Also, using natural language processing techniques to conceptually analyze the documents being stored in a system greatly expands the effectiveness of queries about given pieces of text.  ...  Natural language processing techniques developed for Artificial Intelligence programs can aid in constructing powerful information retrieval systems in at least, two areas.  ...  It is not difficult to see how automatic concept creation and natural language text understanding, if practical, could be usefill in information systems.  ... 
doi:10.1145/511793.511799 dblp:conf/sigir/Lebowitz83 fatcat:bosm2ntghzdb3hkswxpxp4ap4y

A system for facilitating and enhancing web search [chapter]

Steffen Staab, Christian Braun, Ilvio Bruder, Antje Düsterhöft, Andreas Heuer, Meike Klettke, Günter Neumann, Bernd Prager, Jan Pretzel, Hans-Peter Schnurr, Rudi Studer, Hans Uszkoreit (+1 others)
1999 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
We present a system that uses semantic methods and natural language processing capabilites in order to provide comprehensive and easy-to-use access to tourist information in the WWW.  ...  Thereby, the system is designed such that as background knowledge and linguistic coverage increase, the benefits of the system improve, while it guarantees state-of-the-art information and database retrieval  ...  The natural language processing component in GETESS is employed by the dialogue system as well as by the back end in order to understand natural language queries and extract information from natural language  ... 
doi:10.1007/bfb0100538 fatcat:xxdm2vvurjaznhhtrnbkqa7hgi

Data Note System for Capturing Laboratory Data

Mark Graves
1997 Genomics  
The highly interconnected structure of genome data can be captured in a data representation language based on the mathematical formalism of graphs.  ...  To simplify the use of the Data Note System, a series of tools with graphical user interfaces have been developed.  ...  Automatic generation of data entry and query tools from the schema reduces the amount of development time necessary. System Description.  ... 
doi:10.1006/geno.1997.4813 pmid:9244442 fatcat:5nlrmmxoyjdulakjjc54kh6lxi

SMART: System Model Acquisition from Requirements Text [chapter]

Dov Dori, Nahum Korda, Avi Soffer, Shalom Cohen
2004 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
requirement documents and whose output is an OPM model, expressed both graphically, through a set of Object-Process Diagrams, and textually in equivalent Object-Process Language.  ...  Our experiment has yielded a high quality system model that required a much smaller effort than what would have been needed in the traditional approach.  ...  SD -System Diagram (top-level view) of the SMART system OPM model The graphical description of SMART-the OPD-is backed by corresponding OPL specification, which OPCAT generates automatically in real time  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-540-25970-1_12 fatcat:gaccnu4jmnbfri57ohimx7f4py

ConQueSt: a Constraint-based Querying System for Exploratory Pattern Discovery

F. Bonchi, F. Giannotti, C. Lucchese, S. Orlando, R. Perego, R. Trasarti
2006 22nd International Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE'06)  
ConQueSt is a constraint-based querying system devised with the aim of supporting the intrinsically exploratory nature of pattern discovery.  ...  It provides users with an expressive constraint-based query language which allows the discovery process to be effectively driven toward potentially interesting patterns.  ...  Queries can be defined directly using the query language, or alternatively, using a graphical query generator that helps users in navigating the source dataset and in defining suitable parameters and constraints  ... 
doi:10.1109/icde.2006.42 dblp:conf/icde/BonchiGLOPT06 fatcat:zmzkelsiibgirpet3hp4qvh2xq

Third-generation database system manifesto

1990 SIGMOD record  
In this paper we consider the characteristics that must be satisfied by the next generation of data managers, which we call third generation database systems.  ...  We call the older hierarchical and network systems first generation database systems and refer to the current collection of relational systems as the second generation.  ...  In this paper, we present the three basic tenets that should guide the development of third generation systems.  ... 
doi:10.1145/101077.390001 fatcat:fz5m2z7jdjbchp3o3wipvfwcuy

Knowledge retrieval and the World Wide Web

P. Martin, P.W. Eklund
2000 IEEE Intelligent Systems and their Applications  
A wrapper has been added to Ontobroker to generate RDF definitions automatically from Ontobroker metadata.  ...  natural language that eliminates ambiguity.  ... 
doi:10.1109/5254.846281 fatcat:uizkq5e57zfmbo7nf7qvpqlihm

Manipulations of Graphs with a Visual Query Language: Application to a Geographical Information System [chapter]

Anne Brossier-Wansek, Michel Mainguenaud
1995 Visual Database Systems 3  
The user draws a graphic representing the properties results have to verify. Keyword Visual query language, Graph manipulations, Geographical Information System S. Spaccapietra et al.  ...  In this paper we present network manipulations with a visual query language for a geographical database. A query is defined with a visual expression defined with a Query-By-Example approach.  ...  The drawing process automatically generates these operators. A query is graphically built from a combination of metaphores and operators.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-0-387-34905-3_16 fatcat:y6e757ruobddpo7fmdlnvpuuzi

Leveraging Ontologies for Environmental Information Systems [chapter]

Ulrich Bügel, Martin Schmieder, Boris Schnebel, Thorsten Schlachter, Renate Ebel
2011 IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology  
Starting with an analysis of requirements resulting from semantic search scenarios, we explain the advantages of using ontologies based on standards and aim to reuse and transform terminological systems  ...  The provision of accurate, comprehensive and condensed information contained in distributed environmental information systems via public search interfaces raises several technological challenges.  ...  of the Environment, Nature Conservation and Transport of Baden-Württemberg, Germany.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-22285-6_40 fatcat:ynauw7ppjnblhihiir3xujo4j4

Towards Enhanced Usability of Natural Language Interfaces to Knowledge Bases [chapter]

Danica Damljanović, Kalina Bontcheva
2009 Annals of Information Systems  
All these manipulations are controlled by sanctioning, ensuring that only reasonable queries are built. Ginseng [5] is a guided input natural language search engine for the semantic web.  ...  The full-sentence query option was significantly preferred to keywords. However, using keywords for querying was preferred to menu-guided, or graphical query language interfaces.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-1-4419-1219-0_5 fatcat:k23xzitty5ae5k7ovbahlrjtom

Rewriting Logic Systems

Grit Denker, Carolyn Talcott, Grigore Rosu, Mark van den Brand, Steven Eker, Traian Florin Şerbănuţă
2007 Electronical Notes in Theoretical Computer Science  
Several such systems were demonstrated as part of the workshop. In the following we give an overview of the capabilities of the demonstrated systems.  ...  ASF+SDF Asf+Sdf is a general-purpose, executable, algebraic specification formalism based on (conditional) term rewriting.  ...  The sequence of numbers generated from a particular seed is viewed as a function random from the natural numbers into [0, . . . , 2 32 − 1].  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.entcs.2007.06.018 fatcat:lrj7qczf7bdavad5szkfidzo7q

Application Experience with a Repository System for Information Systems Development [chapter]

Manfred A. Jeusfeld, Matthias Jarke, Martin Staudt, Christoph Quix, Thomas List
1999 Entwicklungsmethoden für Informationssysteme und deren Anwendung  
In summary, extensibility, performance, and advanced query facilities turned out to be most important.  ...  The purpose of a computerized information system is to improve dataintensive business processes in an organization. The development of such systems itself is data-intensive.  ...  Funding for this work come from the ESPRIT program through projects DAIDA, COMPULOG and DWQ, the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft in its Federal Research Program 'Objektbanken für Experten', and the German  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-322-84795-9_9 fatcat:gm52chwvsbbqvd2hxo2xsma34u
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