I-SEARCH: a Unified Framework for Multimodal Search and Retrieval


In this article, a unified framework for multimodal search and retrieval is introduced. The framework is an outcome of the research that took place within the I-SEARCH European Project. The proposed system covers all aspects of a search and retrieval process, namely low-level descriptor extraction, indexing, query formulation, retrieval and visualisation of the search results. All I-SEARCH components advance the state of the art in the corresponding scientific fields. The I-SEARCH multimodal search engine is dynamically adapted to end-user’s devices, which can vary from a simple mobile phone to a high-performance PC.

  • A. Axenopoulos, P. Daras, S. Malassiotis, V. Croce, M. Lazzaro, J. Etzold, P. Grimm, A. Massari, A. Camurri, T. Steiner, D. Tzovaras, "I-SEARCH: a Unified Framework for Multimodal Search and Retrieval", Future Internet Assembly 2012: From Technological Promises to Reality (FIA Book 2012), Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Volume 7281, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-30241-1, pp 130-141, 2012

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