MultiMedia DataBase Group
MMDBGroup, DISI, University of Bologna

Publications

DISI, University of Bologna
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
University of Bologna

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2017

I. Bartolini and M. Patella. Windsurf: The Best Way to SURF (and SIFT/BRISK/ORB/FREAK, too). In Multimedia Systems, Springer 2017, ISSN 0942-4962, DOI: 10.1007/s00530-017-0567-4, online-first October 2017.

I. Bartolini and M. Patella. A General Framework for Real-time Analysis of Massive Multimedia Streams. In Multimedia Systems, Springer, ISSN 0942-4962, DOI: 10.1007/s00530-017-0566-5, online-first September 2017.

P. Ciaccia, and M. Patella. The Power of Distance Distributions: Cost Models and Scheduling Policies for Quality-Controlled Similarity Queries. In Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Similarity Search and Applications (SISAP 2017), Munich, Germany, September 2017.

I. Bartolini. Image Querying. In Encyclopedia of Database Systems, pp. 1-6, Springer, Editors-in-chief: Liu Ling and Özsu M. Tamer, ISBN 978-1-4899-7993-3, DOI: 10.1007/978-1-4899-7993-3_1440-2, online-first August 2017.

P. Ciaccia. Multimedia Data Indexing. In Encyclopedia of Database Systems, pp. 1-6, Springer, Editors-in-chief: Liu Ling and Özsu M. Tamer, ISBN 978-1-4899-7993-3, DOI: 10.1007/978-1-4899-7993-3_1037-2, online-first August 2017.

P. Ciaccia and D. Martinenghi. Reconciling Skyline and Ranking Queries. In Proceedings of the VLDB Endowment (PVLDB), 10(11): 1454-1465, DOI: 10.14778/3137628.3137653, 2017.

I. Bartolini and M. Patella. Comparing Performances of Big Data Stream Processing Platforms with RAM3S. In Proceedings of the 25th Italian National Conference on Advanced Data Base Systems (SEBD 2017), Squillace Lido, Catanzaro, Italy, June 2017.

I. Bartolini, P. Ciaccia, and M. Patella. Multimedia, Similarity, and Preferences: Adding Flexibility to Your Information Needs. In A Comprehensive Guide Through the Italian Database Research Over the Last 25 Years, 31:127-141, Springer International Publishing, ISBN 978-3-319-61892-0, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-61893-7, online-first May 2017.

A. Ceol, P. Montanari, I. Bartolini, P. Ciaccia, M. Patella, S. Ceri and M. Masseroli. Advanced Analysis in a Genome Browser: Molecular Interactions and Pattern Similarity Search. In Proceeding of the 25th Annual International Conference on Intelligent Systems for Molecular Biology (ISMB 2017), Barcelona, Spain, April 2017.

2016

P. Montanari, I. Bartolini, P. Ciaccia, M. Patella, S. Ceri, and M. Masseroli. Pattern Similarity Search in Genomic Sequences. In IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering (TKDE), 28(11): 3053-3067, DOI: 10.1109/TKDE.2016.2595582, 2016.

I. Bartolini. Revealing Forgery of Handwriting Corpora: the Computer Scientist’s Point of View - Montale’s Diario Postumo Case Study. In Montale e pseudo-Montale. Autopsia del «Diario postumo», Bologna (BUP) 2016, ISBN 978-88-6923-136-0, pp. 185-197. September 2016.

I. Bartolini. Searching Patterns in Genomic Feature Regions. Invited Talk at the International Conference on Intelligent Systems for Molecular Biology (ISMB 2016), Special Session "Genomic Big Data Management, Modeling and Computing", Orlando, Florida, July 2016.

P. Montanari, I. Bartolini, P. Ciaccia, M. Patella, S. Ceri, and M. Masseroli. Pattern Similarity Search in Multiple Genome Browser Tracks. In Proceedings of the International Conference on Intelligent Systems for Molecular Biology (ISMB 2016), Orlando, Florida, July 2016.

P. Montanari, A. Ceol, I. Bartolini, P. Ciaccia, M. Patella, S. Ceri, and M. Masseroli. Discovering similar (epi)genomics feature patterns in multiple genome browser tracks. In Proceedings of the 13th Annual Meeting of the Bioinformatics Italian Society (BITS 2016), Fisciano, SA, June 2016.

P. Montanari, I. Bartolini, P. Ciaccia, M. Patella, S. Ceri, and M. Masseroli. Looking for Similar Patterns in Genomic Sequences. In Proceedings of the 24th Italian National Conference on Advanced Data Base Systems (SEBD 2016), Ugento, Lecce, Italy, June 2016.

I. Bartolini, V. Moscato, R.G. Pensa, A. Penta, A. Picariello, C. Sansone, and M.L. Sapino. Recommending Multimedia Visiting Paths in Cultural Heritage Applications. In Multimedia Tools and Applications Journal (MTAP), DOI: 10.1007/s11042-014-2062-7, 75(7): 3813-3842, 2016.

2015

I. Bartolini and M. Patella. Multimedia Queries in Digital Libraries. In Data Management in Pervasive Systems, Series: Data-Centric Systems and Applications, ISBN: 978-3-319-20062-0, Editors: Colace, F., De Santo, M., Moscato, V., Picariello, A., Schreiber, F.A., Tanca, Springer, November 2015.

N. Meneghetti, D. Mindolin, P. Ciaccia, J. Chomicki Output-sensitive Evaluation of Prioritized Skyline Queries. In Proceedings of the 2015 ACM SIGMOD International Conference on Management of Data, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, May-June 2015.

I. Bartolini. Similarity-based Image Retrieval for Revealing Forgery of Handwritten Corpora. In Proceeding of the International Conference on Signal Processing and Multimedia Applications (SIGMAP 2015), Colmar, July 2015.

I. Bartolini, D. Beneventano, S. Bergamaschi, P. Ciaccia, A. Corni, M. Orsini, M. Patella, M.M. Santese. MOMIS Goes Multimedia: WINDSURF and the Case of Top-K Queries. In Proceedings of the 23th Italian National Conference on Advanced Data Base Systems (SEBD 2015), Gaeta, Italy, June 2015.

W. Rao, L. Chen, and I. Bartolini. Ranked Content Advertising in Online Social Networks. In World Wide Web: Internet and Web Information Systems Journal (WWWJ), DOI 10.1007/s11280-014-0276-2, 18(3): 661-679, 2015.

2014

I. Bartolini, V. Moscato, R.G. Pensa, A. Penta, A. Picariello, C. Sansone, and M.L. Sapino. A Framework for Recommending Multimedia Cultural Visiting Paths. In Proceedings of the 22th Italian National Conference on Advanced Data Base Systems (SEBD 2014), Sorrento, Italy, June 2014.

I. Bartolini, P. Ciaccia, and M. Patella. Domination in the Probabilistic World: Computing Skylines for Arbitrary Correlations and Ranking Semantics. In ACM Transactions on Database Systems (TODS), DOI: 10.1145/2602135, 39(2):1-45, 2014.

2013

F. Tomasi, I. Bartolini, F. Condello, M. Degli Esposti, V. Garulli, and M. Viale. Towards a taxonomy of suspected forgery in authorship attribution field. A case: Montale’s Diario Postumo. In Proceeding of the 1st International Workshop on Collaborative Annotations in Shared Environments: Metadata, Vocabularies and Techniques in the Digital Humanities (DH-CASE 2013), Florence, Italy, September 2013.

I. Bartolini, V. Moscato, R. G. Pensa, A. Penta, A. Picariello, C. Sansone, and M. L. Sapino. Recommending Multimedia Objects in Cultural Heritage Applications. In Proceeding of the International Workshop on Multimedia for Cultural Heritage (MM4CH 2013), Naple, Italy, September 2013.

G. Trimponias, I. Bartolini, and D. Papadias. Location-based Sponsored Search Advertising. In Proceeding of the International Symposium on Spatial and Temporal Databases (SSTD 2013), Munich, Germany, August 2013.

I. Bartolini, P. Ciaccia, and M. Patella. The Skyline of a Probabilistic Relation. In IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering (TKDE), DOI: 11.1109/TKDE.2012.102, 25(7): 1656-1669, 2013.

I. Bartolini, M. Patella and C. Romani. SHIATSU: Tagging and Retrieving Videos without Worries. In Multimedia Tools and Applications (MTAP), DOI: 10.1007/s11042-011-0948-1, 63(2): 357-385, 2013.

G. Trimponias, I. Bartolini, D. Papadias, and D. Yang. Skyline Processing on Distributed Vertical Decompositions. In IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering (TKDE), DOI: 10.1109/TKDE.2011.266, 25(4): 850-862, 2013.

2012

I. Bartolini. Content Meets Semantics: Smarter Exploration of Image Collections - Presentation of Relevant Use Cases. In Proceeding of the International Conference on Signal Processing and Multimedia Applications (SIGMAP 2012), Rome, Italy, July 2012.

I. Bartolini, P. Ciaccia, and M. Patella. Getting the Best from Uncertain Data: the Correlated Case. In Proceedings of the 20th Italian National Conference on Advanced Data Base Systems (SEBD 2012), Venice, Italy, June 2012.

I. Bartolini and M. Patella. Gestione Dati Multimediali: Modelli, Indici, Interfacce, Applicazioni. In Patrimonio virtuale: Tecnologie e modelli per la valorizzazione e la comunicazione dei beni culturali, ISBN: 9788863811933, Editors: Sara Monaci, Emiliano Ilardi, Massimiliano Spano, Civis/Scriptaweb, July 2012.

I. Bartolini, C. Luzzi, M. Patella, A. Pompilio, C. Ruini. MIMESIS: A Semantic-based Approach for Poetry in Music Digital Libraries. In Proceedings of the International Conference on Information Technologies for Performing Arts, Media Access and Entertainment (ECLAP 2012), Florence, Italy, May 2012.

I. Bartolini, M. Patella, and G. Stromei. Efficiently Managing Multimedia Hierarchical Data with the WINDSURF Library. In Communications in Computer and Information Science (Lecture Notes in Computer Science), Volume 314/2012, Springer Berlin/Heidelberg, 2012. Revised Selected Paper

P. Ciaccia and M. Patella. Editorial. In Journal of Discrete Algorithms, 13(12), May 2012.

2011

I. Bartolini, M. Patella, and G. Stromei. The Windsurf Library for the Efficient Retrieval of Multimedia Hierarchical Data. In Proceedings of the International Conference on Signal Processing and Multimedia Applications (SIGMAP 2011), Seville, Spain, July 2011. Best Paper Award

P. Ciaccia and M. Patella. Metric Information Filtering (Or: How to Win the (Metric) Space War with Information Overload). In Information Systems, 36(4):708-720, June 2011.

I. Bartolini, P. Ciaccia, and M. Patella. Getting the Best from Uncertain Data. In Proceedings of the 19th Italian National Conference on Advanced Data Base Systems (SEBD 2011), Maratea, Italy, June 2011.

I. Bartolini, Z. Zhang, and D. Papadias. Collaborative Filtering with Personalized Skylines. In IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering (TKDE), 23(2):190-203, February 2011.

2010

I. Bartolini, M. Patella, and C. Romani. SHIATSU: Semantic-Based Hierarchical Automatic Tagging of Videos by Segmentation using Cuts!. In Proceedings of the 3rd International ACM MM Workshop on Automated Information Extraction in Media Production (AIEMPro10), Florence, Italy, October 2010.

I. Bartolini and C. Romani. SHIATSU: Annotating Your Videos the Easy Way!. In Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on SImilarity Search and APplications (SISAP 2010), Istanbul, Turkey, September 2010.

I. Bartolini and C. Romani. Efficient and Effective Similarity-based Video Retrieval. In Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on SImilarity Search and APplications (SISAP 2010), Istanbul, Turkey, September 2010.

P. Ciaccia and M. Patella. Approximate and probabilistic methods. In SIGSPATIAL Special, Letters on Similarity Search in Metric Spaces, 2(2), July 2010.

I. Bartolini and P. Ciaccia. Automatically Joining Pictures to Multiple Taxonomies. In Proceedings of the 18th Italian National Conference on Advanced Data Base Systems (SEBD 2010), Rimini, Italy, June 2010.

I. Bartolini and P. Ciaccia. Multi-dimensional Keyword-based Image Annotation and Search. In Proceedings of the 2nd International ACM SIGMOD Workshop on Keyword Search on Structured Data (KEYS 2010), Indianapolis, IN, USA, 2010.

I. Bartolini, P. Ciaccia, and M. Patella. Query Processing Issues in Region-Based Image Databases. In Knowledge and Information Systems (KAIS), 25(2):389-420, November 2010.

2009

I. Bartolini. Image Querying. In Encyclopedia of Database Systems, ISBN: 978-0-387-49616-3, Editors-in-chief: Liu, Ling; Özsu, M. Tamer, Springer, 2009. (print and online)
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P. Ciaccia and M. Patella. Principles of Information Filtering in Metric Spaces. In Proceedings of the Second International Workshop on Similarity Search and Applications (SISAP 2009), Prague, Czech Republic, September 2009.

M. Patella and P. Ciaccia. Approximate Similarity Search: A Multi-Faceted Problem. In Journal of Discrete Algorithms, 7(1), March 2009.

I. Bartolini and P. Ciaccia. Integrating Semantic and Visual Facets for Browsing Digital Photo Collections. In Proceedings of the 17th Italian National Conference on Advanced Data Base Systems (SEBD 2009), Camogli (Genova), Italy, June 2009.

I. Bartolini. A Multi-faceted Browsing Interface for Digital Photo Collections. In Proceedings of the 7th International Workshop on Content-Based Multimedia Indexing (CBMI 2009), Chania, Crete, June 2009.

I. Bartolini, P. Ciaccia, I. Ntoutsi, M. Patella, and Y. Theodoridis. The Panda Framework for Comparing Patterns. In Data and Knowledge Engineering, 68(2):244-260, February 2009.

2008

I. Bartolini, P. Ciaccia, and M. Patella. Efficient Sort-based Skyline Evaluation. In ACM Transactions on Database Systems (TODS), 33(4):31.1-31.49, November 2008. Online appendix.

I. Bartolini and P. Ciaccia. Imagination: Exploiting Link Analysis for Accurate Image Annotation. In Adaptive Multimedia Retrieval: Retrieval, User, and Semantics (Lecture Notes in Computer Science), Volume 4918/2008, ISBN: 978-3-540-79859-0, Springer Berlin/Heidelberg, 2008. Revised Selected Paper

I. Bartolini and P. Ciaccia. Scenique: A Multimodal Image Retrieval Interface. In Proceedings of the 2008 International Working Conference on Advanced Visual Interfaces (AVI 2008) - in cooperation with ACM-SIGCHI, Napoli, Italy, May 2008.

M. Patella and P. Ciaccia. The Many Facets of Approximate Similarity Search. In Proceedings of the First International Workshop on Similarity Search and Applications (SISAP 2008), Cancun, Mexico, April 2008. Invited Paper

2007

A. Linari and M. Patella. Processing Similarity Queries in P2P Databases. In Proceedings of the Fifth International Workshop on Databases, Information Systems and Peer-to-Peer Computing (DBISP2P 2007), Vienna, Austria, September 2007.

P. Ciaccia. Querying Databases with Incomplete CP-nets. In Proceedings of the 3rd Multidisciplinary Workshop on Advances in Preference Handling (M-PREF 2007), Vienna, Austria, September 2007.

P. Capitani and P. Ciaccia. Warping the Time on Data Streams. In Data and Knowledge Engineering, 62(3), September 2007. Invited Paper

I. Bartolini and P. Ciaccia. Imagination: Accurate Image Annotation Using Link-analysis Techniques. In Proceedings of the Fifth International Workshop on Adaptive Multimedia Retrieval (AMR 2007), Paris, France, July 2007.

P. Ciaccia. Conditional Preferences: A New Semantics for Database Queries. In Proceedings of the 15th Italian National Conference on Advanced Data Base Systems (SEBD 2007), Torre Canne (Fasano, BR), Italy, June 2007.

I. Bartolini and P. Ciaccia. Towards an Effective Semi-Automatic Technique for Image Annotation. In Proceedings of the 15th Italian National Conference on Advanced Data Base Systems (SEBD 2007), Torre Canne (Fasano, BR), Italy, June 2007.

I. Bartolini, P. Ciaccia, V. Oria and T. Özsu. Flexible Integration of Multimedia Sub-queries with Qualitative Preferences. In Multimedia Tools and Applications, 33(3), June 2007.

I. Bartolini, P. Ciaccia and M. Patella. PIBE: Manage Your Images the Way You Want! In Proceedings of the 2007 IEEE ICDE International Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE 2007), Istanbul, Turkey, April 2007.

2006

I. Bartolini, P. Ciaccia and M. Patella. Adaptively Browsing Image Databases with PIBE. In Multimedia Tools and Applications, 31(3), December 2006.

I. Bartolini, P. Ciaccia and M. Patella. SaLSa: Computing the Skyline without Scanning the Whole Sky. In Proceedings of the 2006 ACM CIKM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM 2006), Arlington, VA, USA, November 2006.

P. Ciaccia. Processing Preference Queries in Standard Database Systems. In Proceedings of the 4th Biennial International Conference on Advances in Information Systems (ADVIS 2006), Izmir, Turkey, October 2006. Invited Paper

I. Bartolini, P. Ciaccia, L. Chen and V. Oria. A Meta-Index to Integrate Specific Indexes: Application to Multimedia. In Proceedings of the Twelfth International Conference on Distributed Multimedia Systems (DMS 2006), Grand Canyon, Arizona, USA, September 2006.

I. Bartolini, P. Ciaccia and M. Patella. Distributed Aggregation Strategies for Preferences Queries. In Proceedings of the 14th Italian National Conference on Advanced Data Base Systems (SEBD 2006), Portonovo, Italy, June 2006.

I. Bartolini. Context-based Image Similarity Queries. In Adaptive Multimedia Retrieval: User, Context, and Feedback (Lecture Notes in Computer Science), Volume 3877/2006, ISBN: 978-3-540-32174-3, Springer Berlin/Heidelberg, 2006. Revised Selected Paper

2005

S. Bergamaschi, P. Bouquet, P. Ciaccia and P. Merialdo. Speaking Words of WISDOM: Web Intelligent Search based on DOMain ontologies. In Proceedings of the 2nd Italian Semantic Web Workshop - Semantic Web Applications and Perspectives (SWAP 2005), Trento, Italy, December 2005.

P. Capitani and P. Ciaccia. Warping the Time on Data Streams. In Proceedings of the 20th Brazilian Symposium on Databases (SBBD 2005), Uberlandia, MG, Brasil, October 2005. Best Paper Award

I. Bartolini. Context-based Image Similarity Queries. In Proceedings of the Third International Workshop on Adaptive Multimedia Retrieval (AMR 2005), Glasgow, UK, July 2005.

I. Bartolini and P. Ciaccia. Optimal Incremental Evaluation of Preference Queries Based on Ranked Sub-queries. In Proceedings of the 13th Italian National Conference on Advanced Data Base Systems (SEBD 2005), Bressanone, Italy, June 2005.

P. Capitani and P. Ciaccia. Efficiently and Accurately Comparing Real-valued Data Streams. In Proceedings of the 13th Italian National Conference on Advanced Data Base Systems (SEBD 2005), Bressanone, Italy, June 2005.

I. Bartolini, P. Ciaccia, and M. Patella. Warp: Accurate Retrieval of Shapes Using Phase and Time Warping Distance. In IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, 27(1), January 2005.

2004

I. Bartolini, P. Ciaccia, I. Ntoutsi, M. Patella, and Y. Theodoridis. A Unified and Flexible Framework for Comparing Simple and Complex Patterns. In Proceedings of the Eighth European Conference on Principles and Practice of Knowledge Discovery in Databases (PKDD 2004), Pisa, Italy, September 2004.

I. Bartolini, P. Ciaccia, V. Oria, and T. Özsu. Integrating the Results of Multimedia Sub-Queries Using Qualitative Preferences. In Proceedings of the Tenth International Workshop on Multimedia Information Systems (MIS 2004), Washington DC, USA, August 2004.

I. Bartolini, P. Ciaccia, and M. Patella. The PIBE Personalizable Image Browsing Engine. In Proceedings of the First International ACM SIGMOD Workshop on Computer Vision meets Databases (CVDB 2004), Paris, France, June 2004.

I. Bartolini, P. Ciaccia, and M. Patella. A Framework for the Comparison of Complex Patterns. In Proceedings of the International Workshop on Pattern Representation and Management (PaRMa 2004), Heraklion, Greece, March 2004.

2003

P. Ciaccia and W. Penzo. The Collection Index to Support Complex Approximate Queries on XML Documents. In Proceedings of the First International XML Database Symposium (XSym 2003), Berlin, Germany, September 2003.

I. Bartolini and P. Ciaccia. MuSIQUE: A Multi-System Image Querying User Interface . In Proceedings of the 11th Italian National Conference on Advanced Data Base Systems (SEBD 2003), Cetraro, Italy, June 2003.

I. Bartolini, E. Bertino, B. Catania, P. Ciaccia, M. Golfarelli, M. Patella and S. Rizzi. Patterns for Next-Generation Database systems: preliminary results of the PANDA project. In Proceedings of the 11th Italian National Conference on Advanced Data Base Systems (SEBD 2003), Cetraro, Italy, June 2003.

R. Torlone and P. Ciaccia. Management of User Preferences in Data Intensive Applications. In Proceedings of the 11th Italian National Conference on Advanced Data Base Systems (SEBD 2003), Cetraro, Italy, June 2003.

2002

P. Ciaccia and M. Patella. Searching in Metric Spaces with User-Defined and Approximate Distances. In ACM Transactions on Database Systems, 27(4), December 2002.

P. Ciaccia and W. Penzo. Adding Flexibility to Structure Similarity Queries on XML Data. In Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Flexible Query Answering Systems (FQAS 2002), Copenhagen, Denmark, October 2002.

I. Bartolini, P. Ciaccia, and M. Patella. String Matching with Metric Trees Using an Approximate Distance. In Proceedings of the 9th International Symposium on String Processing and Information Retrieval (SPIRE 2002), Lisbon, Portugal, September 2002.

P. Ciaccia and W. Penzo. Relevance Ranking Tuning for Similarity Queries on XML Data. In Proceedings of the First VLDB Workshop on Efficiency and Effectiveness of XML Tools and Techniques (EEXTT 2002), Hong Kong, China, August 2002.

W. Penzo. Integration of Semantic and Structure Similarity for XML Data Ranking. In Proceedings of the 10th Italian National Conference on Advanced Data Base Systems (SEBD 2002), Portoferraio, Italy, June 2002.

2001

I. Bartolini, P. Ciaccia, and F. Waas. FeedbackBypass: A New Approach to Interactive Similarity Query Processing. In Proceedings of the 27th VLDB International Conference, Roma, Italy, September 2001.

P. Ciaccia, D. Montesi, W. Penzo, and A. Trombetta. Fuzzy Query Languages for Multimedia Data. Book chapter in Design and Management of Multimedia Information Systems: Opportunities and Challenges, M.R. Syed Ed., Idea Group Publishing, Hershey, PA, USA, 2001.

2000

I. Bartolini, P. Ciaccia, and F. Waas. Using the Wavelet Transform to Learn from User Feedback. In Proceedings of the 1st DELOS Network of Excellence Workshop on Information Seeking, Searching and Querying in Digital Libraries, Zurich, Switzerland, December 2000.

P. Ciaccia and M. Patella. The M2-tree: Processing Complex Multi-Feature Queries with Just One Index. In Proceedings of the 1st DELOS Network of Excellence Workshop on Information Seeking, Searching and Querying in Digital Libraries, Zurich, Switzerland, December 2000.

I. Bartolini, P. Ciaccia, and M. Patella. A Sound Algorithm for Region-Based Image Retrieval Using an Index. In Proceedings of the 4th International Workshop on Query Processing and Multimedia Issues in Distributed Systems (QPMIDS'00 - DEXA'00), Greenwich, London, UK, September 2000.

I. Bartolini and M. Patella. Correct and Efficient Evaluation of Region-Based Image Search. In Proceedings of the 8th Italian National Conference on Advanced Data Base Systems (SEBD 2000), L'Aquila, Italy, June 2000.

D. Montesi and W. Penzo. Taking Care of Vagueness and User Preferences for Effective Similarity Queries on Multimedia Data. In Proceedings of the 8th Italian National Conference on Advanced Data Base Systems (SEBD 2000), L'Aquila, Italy, June 2000.

P. Ciaccia and M. Patella. PAC Nearest Neighbor Queries: Approximate and Controlled Search in High-Dimensional and Metric Spaces. In Proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE 2000), San Diego, California, USA, March 2000.

P. Ciaccia, D. Montesi, W. Penzo, and A. Trombetta. Imprecision and User Preferences in Multimedia Queries: A Generic Algebraic Approach. In Proceedings of the 1st International Symposium on Foundations of Information and Knowledge Systems (FoIKS 2000), Burg (Spreewald), Germany, February 2000.

1999

S. Ardizzoni, I. Bartolini, and M. Patella. Windsurf: Region-Based Image Retrieval Using Wavelets In Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on Similarity Search (IWOSS'99), Florence, Italy, September 1999.

P. Ciaccia and M. Patella. Using the Distance Distribution for Approximate Similarity Queries in High-Dimensional Metric Spaces. In Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on Similarity Search (IWOSS'99), Florence, Italy, September 1999.

P. Zezula, P. Savino, P. Ciaccia, and F. Rabitti. On the Region Proximity in Metric Spaces. In Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on Similarity Search (IWOSS'99), Florence, Italy, September 1999.

P. Ciaccia and M. Patella. PAC Nearest Neighbor Queries: Using the Distance Distribution for Searching in High-Dimensional Metric Spaces. In Proceedings of the 7th Italian National Conference on Advanced Data Base Systems (SEBD 1999), Como, Italy, June 1999.

P. Ciaccia, A. Nanni, and M. Patella. A Query-sensitive Cost Model for Similarity Queries with M-tree. In Proceedings of th 10th Australasian Database Conference (ADC'99), Auckland, New Zealand, January 1999.

1998

P. Ciaccia, M. Patella, and P. Zezula. A Cost Model for Similarity Queries in Metric Spaces. In Proceedings of the 17th ACM SIGACT-SIGMOD-SIGART Symposium on Principles of Database Systems (PODS '98), Seattle, Washington, USA, June, 1998.

P. Ciaccia, M. Patella, and P. Zezula. Processing complex similarity queries with distance-based access methods. In Proceedings of the 6th EDBT International Conference, Valencia, Spain, March, 1998.

P. Ciaccia, and M. Patella. Bulk loading the M-tree. In Proceedings of th 9th Australasian Database Conference (ADC'98), Perth, Australia, February 1998.

1997

P. Ciaccia, M. Patella, and P. Zezula. M-tree: An efficient access method for similarity search in metric spaces. In Proceedings of the 23rd VLDB International Conference, Athens, Greece, September 1997.

P. Ciaccia, M. Patella, F. Rabitti, and P. Zezula. Indexing metric spaces with M-tree. In Proceedings of the 5th Italian National Conference on Advanced Data Base Systems (SEBD 1997), Verona, Italy, June 1997.


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