Franck Fourel

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We describe in this paper a prototype 1 , PRIME, of a multimedia medical information retrieval system. The documents managed by PRIME are patient records, which are composed of administrative data, textual reports, and Magnetic Resonance Images. PRIME is developed on top of the object oriented DBMS O2, and its interface can be any WWW-navigator (Netscape,(More)
We describe in this paper the modelling of multimedia structured documents according to the potential ways to retrieve them. We consider that the works already done on such types of documents do not focus on this point enough. So, our model is based on views that reeect the potential ways of \seeing" multimedia documents. The semantic content of a document(More)
PRIME is a precision-oriented information retrieval system, managing multimedia structured documents. Such a system is primarily aimed to retrieve not necessary all, but mostly relevant documents. On the other hand, a precision-oriented system is also able to process precise queries corresponding to elaborated users' information needs. Such systems are(More)
This study proposes a model for multimedia structured documents and concentrates on the impact of document structure on their attributes features. Traditional database attributes have implicit scopes in structured documents, and the key idea of our model is to make them explicit. So the main contribution resides in a novel deenition of the notion of(More)
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