In recent years, the Internet and the Web have enabled us to distribute multimedia data such that it can be shared by people across the world in a transparent manner. The information presentation capabilities of a Web browser make it a powerful tool to achieve this objective. This involves the creation of individual multimedia repositories at Web sites as… (More)
BACKGROUND Anemia has been a very important nutritional disorder in the world. India has reported high prevalence of anemia in pregnancy. Most of the articles have reported an adverse pregnancy outcome related to anemia. Of late, reports are emerging suggesting anemia could be indeed beneficial. Apart from that, there was no consistency in the timing of… (More)
Different visual databases have been designed in various locations. The global integration of such databases can enable users to access data across the world in a transparent manner. In this paper, we investigate an approach to the design and creation of an integrated information system which supports global visual query access to various visual databases… (More)
— Most of the world's water is saline and is contained in the oceans. Only about 2% of it is fresh of which 97% is tied up in the polar caps in the form of permanent snow and in deep depths below the ground. Scarcity of potable water for the construction is the main reason to look for alternate source of water. Industrial waste water is potential alternate… (More)
In a large-scale and distributed visual information retrieval system, various multimedia databases are distributed throughout the Internet. Accessing multimedia databases distributed across remote sites has been made possible by the advent of the World Wide Web using the Internet as the medium. However, accessing such multimedia databases over the Web poses… (More)
In this paper we investigate approaches to the creations of a metadatabase and a search agent in a metasewer which support global visual access to multimedia databases over Internet. The metadata for inclusion within the meta-database is formulated on the basis of visual content of the images housed at each remote multimedia database. The search agent,… (More)
A 35-year-old Arab lady and her mother, both with bipolar manic-depressive illness and 46,XX,21p-(pcen----pter), are reported. The clinical significance of this association is considered.