Welcome to the experimental content based retrieval search engine for 3D pottery. The search engine is based on PHP technology and on the native XML database eXist. For the diagrams presented the jpgraph is used.
can experiment with the system by selecting one of the options available
on the top menu. The system uses our VMBA descriptor while the metadata being stored in the database are MPEG-7 compatible. Additionally, If you cannot see the total number of vessels at the bottom of the website then the database is offline for maintenance. The experimental search engine supports both content based and
metadata based retrieval methods.
material related to this project can be found in the following links.
This work is part
of the 03ED679 research project, implemented within the framework
of the “Reinforcement Programme of Human Research Manpower” (PENED)
and co financed by National and Community Funds (25% from the Greek
Ministry of Development - General Secretariat of Research and Technology
and 75% from E.U.- European Social Fund).