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Image Information Systems: Where Do We Go From Here?
October 1992 (vol. 4 no. 5)
pp. 431-442

A conceptual framework for image information systems is presented. Current research topics are surveyed, and application examples are presented. The design issues for the next generation of active image systems are discussed. It is suggested that the next generation of active image information systems should be designed on the basis of notions of generalized icons and active indexes, resulting in smart images.

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Index Terms:
image information systems; active image systems; icons; active indexes; smart images; visual databases
Citation:
S.-K. Chang, A. Hsu, "Image Information Systems: Where Do We Go From Here?," IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering, vol. 4, no. 5, pp. 431-442, Oct. 1992, doi:10.1109/69.166986
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