This is the course material for CISC 7610: Multimedia Databases at Brooklyn College, as taught by Michael Mandel in Fall 2018.

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Topics (syllabus)

Note that this schedule might change, so check back frequently!

Date Room Content Assignments Readings due
Part I: Multimedia Databases
2018/08/27 M 236IA Introduction to multimedia databases
2018/09/05 W 236IA HW1 Assigned
2018/09/10 M [No class]
2018/09/17 M 236IA Multimedia data and data formats
2018/09/24 M 236IA Metadata and APIs
2018/10/01 M 236IA Approaches to multimedia databases
2018/10/08 M [No class]
2018/10/15 M 236IA Midterm review HW2 Due
2018/10/22 M 236IA Midterm exam
2018/10/29 M 236IA Distributed multimedia DBs HW3 Assigned
Part II: Multimedia information retrieval
2018/11/05 M 236IA Principles of content-based retrieval Mid-term course feedback
2018/11/12 M 236IA Text retrieval HW3 Due
2018/11/19 M 236IA Image retrieval HW4 Assigned Rueger:3
2018/11/26 M 236IA Speech and music retrieval
2018/12/03 M 236IA Optional:┬áVideo retrieval survey
2018/12/10 M 236IA Final exam HW4 Due


G Harrison. Next Generation Databases : NoSQLand Big Data. Apress L P. 2015. ISBN: 9781484213308
C Manning, P Raghavan, H Schuetze. An introduction to information retrieval. Cambridge University Press, 2009. Online
S Rueger. Multimedia Information Retrieval: Synthesis Lectures on Information Concepts, Retrieval, and Services. Morgan & Claypool, 2009.


Take a look at the course website from Fall 2017 for some idea of the upcoming course content and assignments
Welcome to class, the course website has been updated for this semester