Applications of Content-Based Retrieval
Content-Based Retrieval (CBR)
Contents contained in digital text, sound, music, image, video, etc.
A big step forward from traditional database search which is largely based on simple attributes.
Serve as a
tool - analogous to the current web search
Keyword indexing is fast and easy to implement. However, it has limitations:
Can't handle nonspecific queries such as "Find a scenic photo of Lake Tahoe"
Misspelling is frequent and difficult, e.g., "azalia" for "azalea"
Descriptions are often inaccurate and incomplete