This entry on Multimedia Data Indexing will soon be published in the Encyclopedia of Database Systems by Springer. The Encyclopedia, under the editorial guidance of Ling Liu and M. Tamer Özsu, will be a multiple volume, comprehensive, and authoritative reference on databases, data management, and database systems. Since it will be available in both print and online formats, researchers, students, and practitioners will benefit from advanced search functionality and convenient interlinking possibilities with related online content. The Encyclopedia¬’s online version will be accessible on the SpringerLink platform. Click here http://www.springer.com/computer/database+management+%26+information+retrieval/book/978-0-387-49616-0 for more information about the Encyclopedia of Database Systems.

P. Ciaccia, Multimedia Data Indexing Encyclopedia of Database Systems, Editors-in-chief: Liu, Ling; Özsu, M. Tamer, Springer, 2009. (print and online)

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