Digital Media For Machines

The World Wide Web

The World Wide Web (WWW) is a globally network of interconnected information elements represented in a standard form using a dialect of SGML called HyperText Markup Language (HTML), using the HyperText Transfer Protocol (HTTP) for the transport of information, employing a uniform addressing scheme for locating resources on the Web…

Inside MPEG-7

Before starting this page I must warn the reader that MPEG-7 has more elements of abstractness, compared to previous MPEG standards that may make reading it more difficult than other pages.¬†With this warning, let’s start from some definitions that will hopefully facilitare understanding of the MPEG-7 standard. Element Definition Examples…

A World Of Peers

My sudden, although not unplanned, departure from DAVIC gave me the opportunity to realise some ideas I had been mulling over since some time. With MPEG and DAVIC I had dealt with machines that process data in a sophisticated, well-programmed way, but as intermediaries between humans or, at most, between…