Course Name: 

Multimedia Information Retrieval (IT830 )


M.Tech (IT)

Credits (L-T-P): 

(3-0-2) 4


Introduction to multimedia information retrieval, Characteristics of MM data; similarity-based retrieval model-retrieval framework; Benchmarking of multimedia information systems; Color-based Retrieval: color models; histogram model; indexing and retrieval; relevance feedback; histogram refinement; color cluster technique; Texture-based Retrieval: texture models; statistical models; combined color-texture representation; Shape-based Retrieval: shape matching; contour-based method (Fourier descriptors); region-based method (moment invariants); Audio Retrieval: characteristics of audio data; spectrum analysis; pitch tracking; techniques for audio feature extraction, similarity matching and retrieval; Video Retrieval: key-frame extraction; video retrieval techniques; Multimedia applications; Research Problems


R. Jain, R. Kasturi, B.G. Schunck (1995), Machine Vision, McGraw-Hill.
B. Furht, S.W. Smoliar, H.J. Zhang (1995), Video and Image Processing in Multimedia Systems, Kluwer, Boston.
Roberto Raieli, “Multimedia Information Retrieval- Theory and Techniques”, Elsevier, 1st Edition, 2013
Mark T Maybury, “Intelligent Multimedia Information Retrieval”, AAAI Press, MIT Press
C. D. Manning, P. Raghavan and H. Schütze, Introduction to Information Retrieval, Cambridge Univ. Press, 2008.
Baeza-Yates & Ribeiro-Neto, Modern Information Retrieval, Pearson Education, 2010


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