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Jain, R. (1997), Visual Information Management, CACM, 40(12):30-32.

  author =       "Ramesh Jain",
  title =        "Visual information management",
  journal =      "Communications of the ACM",
  volume =       "40",
  number =       "12",
  pages =        "30--32",
  month =        dec,
  year =         "1997",
  coden =        "CACMA2",
  ISSN =         "0001-0782",
  bibdate =      "Wed Dec 3 16:44:17 MST 1997",
  url =          "http://www.acm.org:80/pubs/citations/journals/cacm/1997-40-12/p30-jain/",
  acknowledgement = ack-nhfb,

Author of the summary: Jim R. Davies, 2000, jim@jimdavies.org

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Just as the printing press brought us into the text revolution, we may be on the verge of another breakthrough involving visual information. Right now there is no good way to search for a picture or movie on the web. New tools are needed to organize and manage visual information.

Yeo & Yeung: presenting a video in a compact form: video front page.

Lienhart, Pfeiffer, Effelsberg: creating a summary video from a movie.

Chang, Smith, Beigi, Benitez: WWW image searching. MetaSEEk system.

Grosky: how databases handle visual information. They need to catch up.

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