Merging results of distributed image libraries

@inproceedings{Berretti2003MergingRO,
  title={Merging results of distributed image libraries},
  author={Stefano Berretti and Alberto Del Bimbo and Pietro Pala},
  booktitle={ICME},
  year={2003}
}
Exploitation of information repositories available on the Internet requires users to separately query each repository and manually gather retrieved results. Such a solution could be simplified by using a centralized server that acts as a gateway between the user and repositories: The centralized server forwards the user query to federated repositories and fuses retrieved documents for presentation to the user. To perform these tasks efficiently, the centralized server should perform two main… CONTINUE READING