Multiware Database: A Distributed Object Database System for Multimedia Support [chapter]

C. M. Tobar, I. L. M. Ricarte
1995 Open Distributed Processing  
This paper describes the Multiware Database, a database capable to store and manage complex multimedia documents using the features of both object database management systems and open distributed systems. This multimedia database is a component of the Multi ware project 1 , a platform supporting distributed multimedia cooperative applications. Representation of multimedia documents in this system is normalized, in the sense that distinct aspects of documents, such as structural and exhibition
more » ... pects, are stored as distinct objects in the database. This normalization enables concise representations and integration of distinct multimedia standards within the same framework.
doi:10.1007/978-0-387-34882-7_34 fatcat:xlvzarbgsfabhawxk3hdde7sbm