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ACM Computing Surveys (CSUR), Volume 35 Issue 4, December 2003

An analysis of XML database solutions for the management of MPEG-7 media descriptions
Utz Westermann, Wolfgang Klas
Pages: 331-373
DOI: 10.1145/954339.954340
MPEG-7 constitutes a promising standard for the description of multimedia content. It can be expected that a lot of applications based on MPEG-7 media descriptions will be set up in the near future. Therefore, means for the adequate management of...

A survey of Web cache replacement strategies
Stefan Podlipnig, Laszlo Böszörmenyi
Pages: 374-398
DOI: 10.1145/954339.954341
Web caching is an important technique to scale the Internet. One important performance factor of Web caches is the replacement strategy. Due to specific characteristics of the World Wide Web, there exist a huge number of proposals for cache...

Face recognition: A literature survey
W. Zhao, R. Chellappa, P. J. Phillips, A. Rosenfeld
Pages: 399-458
DOI: 10.1145/954339.954342
As one of the most successful applications of image analysis and understanding, face recognition has recently received significant attention, especially during the past several years. At least two reasons account for this trend: the first is the wide...