for Digital Libraries Research: Aims and Objectives
Digital libraries are systems capable of storing multimedia data while providing management, data searching and exploration tools. They are opening up new ways of obtaining information for research and education, and their development is radically changing the way in which information is perceived and accessed.
Our research on the
major challenges of digital libraries and archives includes:
Content based retrieval and navigation of sound, images and video.
High quality digitisation of images, audio, video, 3D.
High performance multimedia delivery.
User interface: for retrieval, management, visualisation and virtual environments.
Data formats and storage: open standards, multimedia formats.
and indexing: particularly automatic techniques.