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InformationSystems vol.20,No. 6,pp. 443-444,1995 Copyright@ 1995 Elsevier Science Ltd
 

Summary: InformationSystems vol.20,No. 6,pp. 443-444,1995
Copyright@ 1995 Elsevier Science Ltd
Printed in Great Britain. All rights reserved
0306-4379(95)00023-2 0308-4379/95$9.50+ 0.00
GUEST EDITORIAL:
SPECIAL ISSUE ON MULTIMEDIA INFORMATION SYSTEMS
STAVROS CHRISTODOULAKIS and ANASTASIA ANALYTI
Technical University of Crete, Department of Electronics & Computer Engineering, 34 El. Venizelou Str., 73100
Chania Crete, Greece
Multimedia Information Systems (MIS's) have become the focus of intense academic and in-
dustrial interest. Large industries like the computer, telecommunications, consumer electronics,
publications, movie and broadcasting, see multimedia information systems in the core of their
business, and a common technology across traditionally separate industries. Many recent strate-
gic alliances across industries have as objective to strengthen their multimedia capabilities and
information resources, as well as the appropriate business positioning in an expanding application
environment.
Multimedia Information Systems are concerned with the capturing, the storage, the manipu-
lation, the retrieval and effective presentation of multimedia information such as traditional data,
text, still images, graphics, animations, sound and video. Computer and communication hardware
and software has been recently developed, that makes the management and presentation of good

  

Source: Analyti, Anastasia - Institute of Computer Science, Foundation of Research and Technology, Hellas

 

Collections: Computer Technologies and Information Sciences