The annual international conference on Database and Expert Systems Applications (DEXA) is now well established as a reference scientific event. The reader will find in this volume a collection of scientific papers that represent the state of the art of - search in the domain of data, information and knowledge management, intelligent systems, and their applications. The 18th instance of the series of DEXA conferences was held at the University of Regensburg, Germany, September 3a7, 2007. Several collocated conferences and workshops covered specialized and comp- mentary topics to the main conference topic. Six conferencesathe Eighth Inter- tional Conference on Data Warehousing and Knowledge Discovery (DaWaK), the Seventh International Conference on Electronic Commerce and Web Technologies (EC-Web), the Fifth International Conference on Electronic Government (EGOV), the 3rd International Conference on Trust, Privacy, and Security in Digital Business (TrustBus), the 3rd International Conference on Industrial Applications of Holonic and Multi-Agent Systems (HoloMAS), and the 1st International Conference on N- work-Based Information Systems (NBiS)aand 19 workshops were collocated with DEXA. The conference is a unique international event with a balanced depth and breadth of topics. Its much appreciated conviviality fosters unmatched opportunities to meet, share the latest scientific results and discuss the latest technological advances in the area of information technologies with young scientists and engineers as well as senior world-renown experts.18th International Conference, DEXA 2007, Regensburg, Germany, September 3 -7, 2007, Proceedings Roland Wagner, ... as color, motion, shape, and intensity) [ 1, 7], audio content [9, 12], and semantic content in the form of text annotations [8, 11, 19]. ... Also, manual annotation is a costly task which cannot keep pace with the ever-growing size of video collections. ... a symbolic representation of the visual and R. Wagner, N. Revell, and G. Pernul (Eds.): DEXA 2007, LNCS 4653, pp.
|Title||:||Database and Expert Systems Applications|
|Author||:||Roland Wagner, Norman Revell, Günther Pernul|
|Publisher||:||Springer Science & Business Media - 2007-08-21|