Functionality of a Database Kernel for Image Retrieval
This paper presents a software tool that implements a dedicated multimedia database management server for managing alphanumerical and multimedia data collections from medical domain, along with the file structure used. The server is designed to manage medium sized personal digital collections. The recognized commands and the functionality of the server are also presented. An element of originality is that along with classical operations for databases, it includes a series of methods used for extracting visual information represented by texture and color characteristics.