Multimedia information retrieval

@inproceedings{Rger2010MultimediaIR,
  title={Multimedia information retrieval},
  author={Stefan M. R{\"u}ger},
  booktitle={SIGIR},
  year={2010}
}
This tutorial is concerned with creating the best possible multimedia search experience. The intriguing bit here is that the query itself can be a multimedia excerpt: For example, when you walk around in an unknown place and stumble across an interesting landmark, would it not be great if you could just take a picture with your mobile phone and send it to a service that finds a similar picture in a database and tells you more about the building - and about its significance for that matter? The… CONTINUE READING