Multimedia Information Systems (2008/2009)

Course partially running

Course code
Name of lecturer
Barbara Oliboni
Number of ECTS credits allocated
Academic sector
Language of instruction
3° Q dal Apr 20, 2009 al Jun 19, 2009.

Lesson timetable

3° Q
Day Time Type Place Note
Monday 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM lesson Lecture Hall B  
Wednesday 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM lesson Lecture Hall A  
Wednesday 10:30 AM - 1:30 PM lesson Lecture Hall A  

Learning outcomes

The course introduces issues related to the design and the use of information systems able to manage multimedia information. Moreover, the course provides technological and methodological aspects of database systems with particular attention to the management of multimedia data.


Introduction to multimedia data
- Main features of multimedia information

The multimedia information system architecture

Modeling multimedia information
- Object-oriented databases
- Object-relational databases

Multimedia metadata

Querying multimedia data

Semistructured multimedia data: the MTGM data model

Assessment methods and criteria

Written test with exercises and questions.