A picture and text query and archiving system

  • Pau L
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Abstract

A large picture and text archiving system, with query facilities, has been developed for a variety of applications. Variable sized images, and their corresponding captions or descriptive files, are stored in two different segments (eventually on different media). By keyword-based queries, with logical predicates, the images satisfying the search criteria are retrieved, transferred through a high speed data link, and displayed on a monitor, together with the corresponding overlaid caption. The displayed image can then be processed on a local image workstation, without loading the host. Performances are given, as well as current extensions such as a natural language front-end. Applications are in remote sensing, mapping, document files, news services, medical images, security systems, inspection. © 1986.

Author-supplied keywords

  • Image archiving
  • document processing
  • image database
  • image editing
  • image manipulation
  • inspection
  • mapping
  • medical images
  • news services
  • remote sensing
  • security systems
  • text databases

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  • L. F. Pau

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