Dr. Jessica Lin
& Technology II, Room 453
jessica [AT] cs [DOT] gmu [DOT] edu
Office Hours: Monday 3-5pm
Science & Technology I 120
INFS 755 or CS 750, or permission of instructor. Some
programming skills required.
Required (Note: The bookstore has made a mistake and marked this book as "optional.")
Searching Multimedia Databases by Content, Kluwer Academic Press, 1996 (used version available on Amazon.com)
Concepts and Techniques, 2nd Edition, Morgan Kauffmann Publishers,
March 2006. ISBN 1-55860-901-6.
course covers advanced techniques for data management, learning, and
mining large multimedia databases. Issues related to handling such data
including feature selection, compression, high dimensional indexing,
interactive search and information retrieval, pattern discovery, and
scalability to large datasets are discussed. Mining techniques and data
types to be covered include texts/web, images, videos, DNA, temporal,
spatial, spatiotemporal databases, stream mining and data visualization.
Grading will be
based on assignments, midterm, final,
and a project. Assignments: 25%