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ICDT
1997
ACM
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13 years 10 months ago
Incorporating User Preferences in Multimedia Queries
A “scoring rule” is an assignment of a value to every tuple (of varying sizes). This paper is concerned with the issue of how to modify a scoring rule to apply to the case whe...
Ronald Fagin, Edward L. Wimmers
MIS
2004
Springer
162views Multimedia» more  MIS 2004»
13 years 11 months ago
Integrating the Results of Multimedia Sub-Queries Using Qualitative Preferences
When similarity queries over multimedia databases are processed by splitting the overall query condition into a set of sub-queries, the problem of how to efficiently and effectiv...
Ilaria Bartolini, Paolo Ciaccia, Vincent Oria, M. ...
DASFAA
2007
IEEE
134views Database» more  DASFAA 2007»
14 years 17 days ago
Eliciting Matters - Controlling Skyline Sizes by Incremental Integration of User Preferences
Today, result sets of skyline queries are unmanageable due to their exponential growth with the number of query predicates. In this paper we discuss the incremental re-computation ...
Wolf-Tilo Balke, Ulrich Güntzer, Christoph Lo...
MTA
2007
141views more  MTA 2007»
13 years 5 months ago
Flexible integration of multimedia sub-queries with qualitative preferences
Complex multimedia queries, aiming to retrieve from large databases those objects that best match the query specification, are usually processed by splitting them into a set of m ...
Ilaria Bartolini, Paolo Ciaccia, Vincent Oria, M. ...
VLDB
1994
ACM
149views Database» more  VLDB 1994»
13 years 10 months ago
Qualified Answers That Reflect User Needs and Preferences
This paper introduces a formalism to describe the needs and preferences of database users. Because of the precise formulation of these concepts, we have found an automatic and ver...
Terry Gaasterland, Jorge Lobo