Multimedia Information Systems

The course multimedia information aims to give an overview on multimedia information retrieval, multimedia databases and multimedia metadata. The course also took place in summer semester 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008 and 2007. You can find a page and all the slides of the former courses here, here, here, here, here, and here.

A large part of the course is based on the book “Visual Information Retrieval with Java and LIRE” by M. Lux and O. Marques (see here)

Slides & Exercises

Grading & Project Modalities

Grading is based on 3 main factors with a 1/3 weighting each.

  1. Exercises: Do the exercises handed out through the course and finish the exercises with getting a average precision at 10 (p@10) on the Wang data set for your descriptor (see below)
  2. Project: Choose a project in the context of (visual) information retrieval, multimedia analysis or multimedia information system and implement a solution.
  3. Project Presentation: Present your project including motivation, approach and results.

Project Topics