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April 20, 2010  7:13 PM

The Challenge of Complex Media in a Relational World, Part 2

Posted by: Roger King
continuous data, databases, namespaces, Semantic Web, SQL, tagging

In the previous posting of this blog, we looked at SQL-based relational databases and why they are not well suited to managing advanced forms of media, like images,...

April 13, 2010  5:57 PM

The Challenge of Complex Media in a Relational World, Part 1

Posted by: Roger King
blob data, continuous data, databases, Multimedia, MySQL, Oracle, PostgreSQL, SQL, SQL Server, tagging, Video

Relational databases: the dominant technology. Relational database management systems, such as MySQL, Oracle, MS SQL Server, DB2, and Postgresql, support the relational model. A database is broken up into tables, and each table consists of rows. Each row is a series of values. ...

February 17, 2010  12:38 AM

The Parallel Worlds of Media Databases and Media Metadata

Posted by: Roger King
3D modeling, blob data, continuous data, databases, MODS, Multimedia, namespaces, SQL, tagging, Text, the Metadata Object Description Schema, Video

Searching traditional business data: straight-forward. Managing advanced forms of media, such as images, sound, video, natural language text, and animated models have...

January 4, 2010  2:25 AM

3D Modeling and Animation Assets on the Web: A Web 3.0 Challenge

Posted by: Roger King
3D animation, 3D modeling, Dublin Core, MODS, Multimedia, tagging, the Metadata Object Description Schema, Web 2.0, Web 3.0, Web development

Managing Animation Assets. One of the most challenging applications of next-generation web technology is the support of sites that provide media assets that are used in 3D animation. Animation applications are used in television and movie productions, training and informational...

October 18, 2009  10:37 PM

Personal Information Management Applications and Web 3.0

Posted by: Roger King
advanced Web apps, databases, information, media applications, Multimedia, note-taking, notebooks, rich internet apps, tagging, Web 2.0, Web 3.0, web applications

This blog is devoted to the discussion of Semantic Web and Web 2.0/3.0 technology. ...

October 3, 2009  9:12 PM

Multimedia: The Problem of Subtle Semantics

Posted by: Roger King
3D animation, 3D modeling, advanced Web apps, automating Web searches, blob data, continuous data, databases, information, Multimedia, rich internet apps, Semantic Web, smart search engines, tagging, Text, Web 2.0, Web 3.0, web applications, Web development, Web development frameworks, XML

The challenge of the Semantic Web. We’ve looked at the emerging Semantic Web technology in the previous postings of this blog. The idea is to have a far, far smarter Web, one where the process of finding and interpreting and making use of far flung information can be largely...

April 26, 2009  8:09 PM

The world of advanced Web applications: what are they?

Posted by: Roger King
distance education, evernote, GlideOS, mashups, namespaces, social networking sites, tagging, the Semantic Web, Web 2.0, Web 3.0, web services, wikis, XML,

This blog is dedicated to an ongoing discussion of Web 2.0/3.0 and the Semantic Web. The slant is on the technology itself, how it works and what's...


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