Living with the Semantic Gap: Experiences and remedies in the context of medical imaging


Kalfoglou, Yannis, Dasmahapatra, Srinandan, Dupplaw, David, Hu, Bo, Lewis, Paul and Shadbolt, Nigel (2006) Living with the Semantic Gap: Experiences and remedies in the context of medical imaging. In, 1st International Conference on Semantics and Digital Media Technologies, Athens, Greece,

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Semantic annotation of images is a key concern for the newly emerged applications of semantic multimedia. Machine processable descriptions of images make it possible to automate a variety of tasks from search and discovery to composition and collage of image data bases. However, the ever occurring problem of the semantic gap between the low level descriptors and the high level interpretation of an image poses new challenges and needs to be addressed before the full potential of semantic multimedia can be realised. We explore the possibilities and lessons learnt with applied semantic multimedia from our engagement with medical imaging where we deployed ontologies and a novel distributed architecture to provide semantic annotation, decision support and methods for tackling the semantic gap problem.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: Event Dates: December 2006
Divisions: Faculty of Physical Sciences and Engineering > Electronics and Computer Science > Comms, Signal Processing & Control
Faculty of Physical Sciences and Engineering > Electronics and Computer Science > Web & Internet Science
ePrint ID: 268558
Date Deposited: 26 Feb 2010 11:48
Last Modified: 27 Mar 2014 20:15
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URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/268558

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