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Chung Sheng Li, Rakesh Mohan, John R Smith: Methods and apparatus for adapting multimedia content for client devices. International Business Machines Corporation, Robert P Tassinari Jr, Ryan Mason & Lewis, February 5, 2002: US06345279 (364 worldwide citation)

A method of adapting multimedia content to a client device, wherein the multimedia content includes one or more items and the client device has capabilities and resources associated therewith, is provided. The method includes transcoding the multimedia content into a plurality of transcoded content ...


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Vittorio Castelli, Chung Sheng Li, Alexander Thomasian: Multidimensional data clustering and dimension reduction for indexing and searching. International Business Machines Corporation, Kevin M F Chau & Associates Jordan, September 19, 2000: US06122628 (301 worldwide citation)

An improved multidimensional data indexing technique that generates compact indexes such that most or all of the index can reside in main memory at any time. During the clustering and dimensionality reduction, clustering information and dimensionality reduction information are generated for use in a ...


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Lawrence David Bergman, Michelle Yoonk Yung Kim, Chung Sheng Li, Rakesh Mohan, John Richard Smith: Multimedia content description framework. International Business Machines Corporation, Douglas W Cameron, May 13, 2003: US06564263 (286 worldwide citation)

A framework is provided for describing multimedia content and a system in which a plurality of multimedia storage devices employing the content description methods of the present invention can interoperate. In accordance with one form of the present invention, the content description framework is a ...


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Chung Sheng Li, John Joseph Edward Turek, Vittorio Castelli, Ming Syan Chen: Progressive content-based retrieval of image and video with adaptive and iterative refinement. IBM Corporation, Douglas Cameron, Anne Vachon Dougherty, March 31, 1998: US05734893 (207 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for minimizing the time required to obtain results for a content based query in a data base. More specifically, with this invention, the data base is partitioned into a plurality of groups. Then, a schedule or sequence of groups is assigned to each of the operations of the que ...


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Vittorio Castelli, Chung Sheng Li, Alexander Thomasian: Searching multidimensional indexes using associated clustering and dimension reduction information. International Business Machines Corporation, Kevin M Jordan, Wayne L Ellenbogen, October 17, 2000: US06134541 (145 worldwide citation)

An improved multidimensional data indexing technique that generates compact indexes such that most or all of the index can reside in main memory at any time. During the clustering and dimensionality reduction, clustering information and dimensionality reduction information are generated for use in a ...


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Vittorio Castelli, Anant Deep Jhingran, Chung Sheng Li, John Timothy Robinson: System and method for generating multi-representations of a data cube. International Business Machines Corporation, Kevin M Jordan, November 2, 1999: US05978788 (139 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for approximating the data stored in a databases by generating multiple projections and representations from the database such that the OLAP queries for the original database (such as aggregation and histogram operations) may be applied to the approximated version of the data ...


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John R Smith, Rakesh Mohan, Chung sheng Li: Method and apparatus for transcoding multimedia using content analysis. International Business Machines Corporation, Thu Ann Dang, Anne Vachon Dougherty, November 29, 2005: US06970602 (131 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for selecting at least one transcoding method for manipulating multimedia data for delivery on the basis of analysis of the content of the multimedia data. Many possible transcoding operations can be performed on multimedia data to adapt it to constraints in delivery and displ ...


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Lawrence D Bergman, Vittorio Castelli, Chung Sheng Li: Methods and apparatus for indexing in a database and for retrieving data from a database in accordance with queries using example sets. International Business Machines Corporation, Anne V Dougherty, Ryan Mason & Lewis, September 4, 2007: US07266545 (89 worldwide citation)

A computer-based technique is provided for retrieving one or more items from a database in response to a query specified by a user via one or more example sets. Preferably the example sets include multiple positive and negative example sets. The method comprises the following steps. First, a scoring ...


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Ana B Benitez, Alejandro Jaimes, Paek Seungyup, Shih Fu Chang, Chung Sheng Li, John R Smith: Multimedia archive description scheme. The Trustees of Columbia University, IBM Thomas J Watson Search Center, Baker Botts L, September 6, 2005: US06941325 (79 worldwide citation)

A multimedia archive description scheme is provided for characterizing a multimedia archive having records and associated record descriptions. The multimedia archive description scheme provides a data structure which relates records by similarity measures. The principle data structure in the multime ...


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Vittorio Castelli, Chung Sheng Li, Philip Shi lung Yu: Adaptive similarity searching in sequence databases. International Business Machines Corporation, Kevin M Jordan, August 17, 1999: US05940825 (70 worldwide citation)

A computer system and method for performing similarity searches which is phase and scale insensitive and which allows similarity searches to be performed at a semantic level. Each sequence in a database is preferably segmented at multiple projections and/or resolution levels. The sequences may repre ...